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(US), miter
Christianity the liturgical headdress of a bishop or abbot, in most western churches consisting of a tall pointed cleft cap with two bands hanging down at the back


The line formed by the meeting of moldings or other surfaces that intersect each other at an angle; each member is cut at exactly half the angle of the junction



in the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic churches, a gilded headdress decorated with religious emblems that is worn with full vestments (usually during services) by representatives of the higher clergy (such as the pope and bishops).

miter, mitre

The oblique surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made.


bishop’s headdress signifying his authority. [Christian Symbolism: EB VI]
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