Bish"op*ric (?), n. [AS. bisceoprice; bisceop bishop + rice dominion. See -ric.]


A diocese; the district over which the jurisdiction of a bishop extends.


The office of a spiritual overseer, as of an apostle, bishop, or presbyter.

Acts i. 20.


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