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mitre

(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

miter, mitre

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

mitre

British variant of miter.
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