noun, verb (used with object), mi·tred, mi·tring. Chiefly British.
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verb (used with object)
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After the ceremony, the pope ditched his mitre and ceremonial robes and hopped into the popemobile for a spin around the square.Onscene as Pope Francis Makes Saints of John Paul II and John XXIII|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"The mitre weighs too much for your head, monseigneur," retorted the Jesuit.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
It had an ecclesiastical sign,—the Mitre,—and a bar that seemed to be the next best thing to a bishopric, it was so snug.The Holly-Tree|Charles Dickens
Fig. 3095 illustrates the method of employment of the mitre gauge.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
Further than neutrality, Mitre, then president of Argentina, would not go.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson
The box with the mitre was brought forth and the crown was placed on her head, already too richly adorned with artificial flowers.Everlasting Pearl|Anna Magdalena Johannsen