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bishop's ring

noun \ˈbishəps-\

Definition of bishop's ring

  1. :  a ring worn by bishops on the third finger of the right hand signifying that the bishop is wedded to the church

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Bishop's ring

noun

Definition of Bishop's ring

  1. :  a faint reddish brown corona due to the sun's shining through fine dust in the atmosphere

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Origin and Etymology of bishop's ring

after Sereno E. Bishop †1909 American missionary in Hawaii, who first explained it


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