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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EPISCOPAL

"And of course we must go to the Episcopal church there," said Psyche.

"That's Episcopal," Pee-wee said with withering superiority!

Now, as heretofore, we have episcopal reminders of the blessings of war.

But is not this understating the case on the Episcopal side?

So Alden bent his steps to the house of the Episcopal minister at Charlottesville.

Forty-seven bishops have sat upon the episcopal throne of Bristol.

In 1733 it was converted into an episcopal chapel, and was so used until 1849.

Cub stood pat, but the Episcopal minister refused to marry them.

He was picked up and carried home by the minister of the Episcopal church.

His reference to episcopal elections stung them to the quick.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., 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.

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