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Definition of mitre:

  1. 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.
  2. A sort of base money or coin.
  3. See Miter.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. To meet and match together, as two pieces of molding, on a line bisecting the angle of junction.
  7. To place a miter upon; to adorn with a miter.

Synonyms:

mitre joint, miter joint, miter.

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