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mitre British & World English

A tall headdress worn by bishops and senior abbots as a symbol of office, tapering to a point at front and back with a deep cleft between

mitre box British & World English

A guide to enable a saw to cut mitre joints at the desired angle

mitre wheel British & World English

Each of a pair of bevelled cogwheels with teeth set at 45° and axes at right angles

mitre joint in mitre British & World English

A joint made between two pieces of wood or other material at an angle of 90°, such that the line of junction bisects this angle

mitre shell in mitre British & World English

A mollusc of warm seas which has a sharply pointed shell with a narrow aperture, supposedly resembling a bishop’s mitre

mitre block in mitre box British & World English

A guide to enable a saw to cut mitre joints at the desired angle

mitre board in mitre box British & World English

A guide to enable a saw to cut mitre joints at the desired angle

mitre English-Spanish

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