bishopess

bishopess

(ˈbɪʃəpˌɛs)
n
1. a bishop's wife
2. informal a female bishop
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References in classic literature ?
The Bishopess of Ealing was shocked beyond expression; the Bishop went and wrote his name down in the visiting- book at Gaunt House that very day.
Bishopesses are especially inconvenient to them, because they undermine the claims of Anglo-Catholics to apostolicity.