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English definition of “mitre”

mitre

noun [C] uk (US also miter)   /ˈmaɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/

mitre noun [C] (HAT)

a tall, pointed hat worn by bishops in official ceremoniesThings worn to cover the head, face or neckCeremonial clothes and objects

mitre noun [C] (WOOD JOINT)

(also mitre joint) a joint made by two pieces of wood that have both been cut at an angle of 45° at the joining endsCarpentry and joinery
(Definition of mitre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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