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mitre

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity
miā€§tre British English ; miter American English [countable]
1RRC a tall pointed hat worn by bishops and archbishops
2 also mitre jointTIC a joint between two pieces of wood, in which each piece is cut at an angle

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