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Definition of "mitre" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of miter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mitre" in a sentence
  • "Kentigern, resplendent in mitre and staff, is emblazoned on the coat of arms of the city of Glasgow."
  • "Interestingly, the mitre is made from the same material as the rest of the set:"
  • "It had an ecclesiastical sign -- the 'mitre' -- and a bar that seemed to be the next best thing to a bishopric, it was so snug."