Episcopal to Epitrochlea
(E*pis"co*pal) a. [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf. F. épiscopal. See Bishop.]
1. Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.
2. Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.
(E*pis`co*pa"li*an) a. Pertaining to bishops, or government by bishops; episcopal; specifically,
of or relating to the Protestant Episcopal Church.
(E*pis`co*pa"li*an), n. One who belongs to an episcopal church, or adheres to the episcopal
form of church government and discipline; a churchman; specifically, in the United States, a member of
the Protestant Episcopal Church.
(E*pis`co*pa"li*an*ism) n. The doctrine and usages of Episcopalians; episcopacy.
(E*pis"co*pal*ly) adv. By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner.
(E*pis"co*pant) n. A bishop. [Obs.] Milton.
(E*pis`co*pa"ri*an) a. Episcopal. [R.] Wood.
(E*pis"co*pate) n. [L. episcopatus, fr. episcopus: cf. F. épiscopat. See Bishop.]
1. A bishopric; the office and dignity of a bishop.
2. The collective body of bishops.
3. The time of a bishop's rule.
(E*pis"co*pate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Episcopated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Episcopating.] To act
as a bishop; to fill the office of a prelate. [Obs.]
Feeding the flock episcopating.Milton.
(E*pis"co*pi*cide) n. [L. episcopus bishop + caedere to kill.] The killing of a bishop.
(E*pis"co*pize) v. t. To make a bishop of by consecration. Southey.
(E*pis"co*pize), v. i. To perform the duties of a bishop.
(E*pis"co*py) n. [Gr. fr. . See Bishop.]
1. Survey; superintendence. [Obs.] Milton.
2. Episcopacy. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.
(Ep`i*sep"al*ous) a. [Pref. epi- + sepal.] (Bot.) Growing on the sepals or adnate to
(Ep`i*skel"e*tal) a. [Pref. epi- + skeleletal.] (Anat.) Above or outside of the endoskeleton; epaxial.
(Ep`i*so"dal) a. Same as Episodic.
(Ep"i*sode) n. [Gr. a coming in besides, episode; into, besides + a coming in, into + way, cf.
Skr. sad to go: cf. F. épisode.] (Rhet.) A separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the purpose
of giving a greater variety to the events related; an incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the
main subject, but naturally arising from it.