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Definition of "mitred" [mitred]

  • In materials joints, the division of an angle between two pieces, as opposed to a butt. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to an abbot's or bishop's mitre. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to a mitre joint. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mitred" in a sentence
  • "Milton was no Bishop-lover; how comes St. Peter to be "mitred"?"
  • "I have nearly finished a mitred-square blanket as a way to use up the sock yarn leftovers."
  • "A recent visit to the house revealed that these corners must have finally failed or become too energy inefficient, as there was an additional mullion (black, I think) in place of each mitred corner."
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