英 [ɪ'pɪskəp(ə)l; e-]
- adj. 主教的（副词episcopally）；主教管辖的；主教制度的；英国国教的
1、epi- "over" + scop- "watcher" => episcop- "watcher, overseer" + -al.
epi-, 在上，在中。-scope, 看，词源同telescope, spectator. 即照看，监管。bishop为其拼写异体。
- episcopal (adj.)
- mid-15c., "belonging to or characteristic of bishops," from Middle French épiscopal (14c.), from Late Latin episcopalis, from Latin episcopus "an overseer" (see bishop). Reference to a church governed by bishops is 1752. With a capital E-, the ordinary designation of the Anglican church in the U.S. and Scotland, so called because its bishops are superior to other clergy. Chambers' "Cyclopaedia" (1751) has episcopicide "the murdering of a bishop."
- 1. And CY Cummings has even turned High Episcopal for her.
- 2. The wedding was at the Episcopal Church.
- 3. The episcopal palace of D ---- adjoins the hospital.
- 迪涅 的主教院是和医院毗连的.
- 4. He is a devout disciple of the Episcopal Church.
- 5. She was in high favor at the episcopal palace of Arras.
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