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The formal title of a bishop, in particular of a diocesan bishop (as distinct from a suffragan)‘James Prince Lee, Lord Bishop of Manchester’
- ‘Arthur Charles Hervey, 1808-1894, was an Anglican clergyman who served as Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells (England).’
- ‘Senator, Your Excellencies, My Lords Bishop, Ladies and Gentlemen, first of all let me say… or correct, even, the text of the invitation.’
- ‘His speech on the Bill was followed by the Lord Bishop of Southwell, who was also critical of the planned legislation.’
- ‘He was later transferred as Lord Bishop of Elphin.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.