mitre mitre  /ˈmɪ tri/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Of little concern is it to Bishop Paolicelli that he wears a white-wing's cap instead of a mitre.
  2. His cope, mitre and pastoral staff aptitudes have caused dismay to some, and led others to ridicule what should be a dignified office.

News

  • Road signs aimed to end driver confusion

    Beginning Monday, “Do Not Enter” signs and barricades will be installed on Middlesex Turnpike Extension at Bedford Street as part of a one-year trial program. The state last year completed an upgrade to Middlesex Turnpike that included replacing one stretch of the road with a new section that cuts across the fields at Mitre Corp. Middlesex Turnpike Extension is the name given to the old section ...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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