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Webster 1828 Edition


Miter

MI'TER

, n.
1.
A sacerdotal ornament worn on the head by bishops and certain abbots, on solemn occasions.
2.
In architecture, an angle of 45 degrees.
3.
In Irish history, a sort of base money or coin.
4.
Figuratively, the dignity of bishops or abbots.

MI'TER

,
Verb.
T.
To adorn with a miter.
1.
To unite at an angle of 45 degrees.

Definition 2022


miter

miter

See also: mitër

English

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Verb

miter (third-person singular simple present miters, present participle mitering, simple past and past participle mitered)

  1. to finish a material at an angle, frequently 45 degrees, or sometimes with some specific shape, so that it will fit up tightly against another piece of material, as with a picture frame.

Noun

miter (plural miters)

  1. Alternative spelling of mitre

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French

Verb

miter

  1. (reflexive, se miter) to be eaten by mites or moths
  2. to construct buildings in an unregulated pattern

Conjugation

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