Definition of mitre:
- A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, the present form being a lofty cap with two points or peaks.
- A sort of base money or coin.
- See Miter.
- The surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint.
- To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a line bisecting the angle of junction; to bevel the ends or edges of, for the purpose of matching together at an angle.
- To meet and match together, as two pieces of molding, on a line bisecting the angle of junction.
- To place a miter upon; to adorn with a miter.
mitre joint, miter joint, miter.
- "Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885.", Diocese Of Connecticut.
But he had little time to dream such dreams, for every day from four to six o'clock the children's company played and sang in public, at their own school- hall, or in the courtyard of the Mitre Inn on Bread street near St. Paul's.- "Master Skylark", John Bennett.
- "Master Skylark", John Bennett.