The principle of halving shown in Figs. 539 and 543, can also be applied to a mitred joint.
When all four corners have been mitred, the filling in papers can be pasted in.
What have we to do with this mitred prelate—with this crowned king?
Fig. 206 is an example of dowelling framing when the moulding on the edge has to be mitred.
It depicts the curious device of a mitred prelate holding a sword in his mouth.
The side edges of the pieces should be mitred and fitted together.
The upper ends of the rafters are to be mitred, and the V-shaped notch cut as shown in detail drawing.
Luther stands alone before the crowned, the mitred, and the lordly.
Nail two rafters together at their mitred ends, using ten or twelve penny wire nails.
The reliquary was in the form of a mitred head, after the manner of that of S. Denis.
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 the waist, from PIE root *mei- "to tie" (cf. Sanskrit Mitrah, Old Persian Mithra-, god names; Russian mir "world, peace," Greek mitos "a warp thread"). In Latin, "a kind of headdress common among Asiatics, the wearing of which by men was regarded in Rome as a mark of effeminacy" [OED]. But the word was used in Vulgate to translate Hebrew micnepheth "headdress of a priest."