Origin of mitered
verb (used with object)
Origin of miter
Examples from the Web for mitered
Historical Examples of mitered
A stretcher joint is a slip joint in which one or both sides is mitered.
Mitered joints are the only kind suitable for molded frames.
This moulding should have mitered corners as shown in the bottom view.
The corners are mitered and the backs rabbeted to receive the panels.
The rails are not to be squared on the ends but are to be mitered each in turn.
in the carpentry sense of "joint at a 45 degree angle," 1670s, perhaps from mitre, via notion of joining of the two peaks of the folded cap. As a verb from 1731.