In a dream, the Bishop signifies playfulness, distraction or a chronic illness. (Also see Chess; Chessboard; Chessmen) Related DreamsBishop A religious authority who may be a substitution for someone who is comparableBishop 1. Father ﬁgure, wisdom. 2. A feeling of trouble with the law or high ofﬁcials. 3. Good business news ahead.Bishop (see Chess)Chess Mental game of life; see “game”Chess 1. One is involved in a conﬂict with a clever opponent. 2. Take great care when dealing with someone.Chess Symbolic of being locked in a strategic battle with people or spiritual enemiesChess Or Checkers Dreams of chess or checkers indicate difficulties that may lead the dreamer to new friendships. See Games.Chess False utterances, lies and allegations. Also arguments.