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meanings of mitre


  1. A gusset in sewing, etc.
  2. A cap or cowl for a chimney or ventilation pipe.
  3. A square with one triangular quarter missing from the outside.
  4. The surface forming the bevelled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint.
  5. A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries, which has been made in many forms, mostly recently a tall cap with two points or peaks.
  6. A 13th-century coin minted in Europe which circulated in Ireland as a debased counterfeit sterling penny, outlawed under Edward I.


  1. To unite at an angle of 45°.
  2. To adorn with a mitre.

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