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(something rolled around the head), the turban or headdress of the high priest, made of fine linen cloth, eight yards long, folded around the head. On the front was a gold plate on which was inscribed [..]
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(n) joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner(n) the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made(n) a liturgical [..]
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(Heb. mitsnepheth), something rolled round the head; the turban or head-dress of the high priest (Ex. 28:4, 37, 39; 29:6, etc.). In the Authorized Version of Ezek. 21:26, this Hebrew word is rendered [..]
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bishop's tall hat, late 14c., from Old French mitre, from Latin mitra "headband, turban," from Greek mitra "headband, turban," earlier a belt or cloth worn under armor about t [..]
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Junction of two timbers at an angle of 45 degrees.    (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413)
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The episcopal mitre symbolises the cloven tongues of fire which descended on the apostles on the day of Pentecost. (Acts ii. 1–12.) Greek and Lat&icheck;n, mitra, a turban.
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n. "bishop's miter," s.v. mitre sb.\1 OED. KEY: mitre@n
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A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, mostly recently a tall cap with two points or peaks. en|pollard, en|rosary, en|crockard, en| [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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Mitre [S](Heb. mitsnepheth), something rolled round the head; the turban or head-dress of the high priest ( Exodus 28:4 Exodus 28:37 Exodus 28:39 ; 29:6 , etc.). In the Authorized Version of Ezekiel 2 [..]
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A kind of folding cap, consisting of two like parts, each stiffened by a lining and rising to a peak, these are sewn together on the sides, but are united above by a piece of material that can fold to [..]
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