Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See miter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See miter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries.
  • noun Alternative spelling of miter.
  • verb commonwealth Alternative spelling of miter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
  • noun joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
  • noun a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek μίτρα ("headband, turban").

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  • Also see miter.

    April 17, 2008

  • Also see comments on this list.

    April 17, 2008

  • Thanks, John. Forgot to add that link.

    April 17, 2008