After the ceremony, the pope ditched his mitre and ceremonial robes and hopped into the popemobile for a spin around the square.
The angle for cutting the mitre at the ridge may be obtained from the drawing, also the angles where the fit occurs at the plate.
The Abbot's mitre once set on his head, he knew rest no more.
"You'd be better if you'd come to the 'mitre,' and smoke a pipe," said Poppins.
What is the use of a mitre or a knighthood to a man who has betrayed his principles?
The next operation will be to fill in the board and mitre the corners.
mitremyces is made up of two words: mitre, a cap; myces, a mushroom.
For some men are born to the mill, and others to the mitre, and still others to the sceptre; but Mr. Daaken was born to the birch.
That night Philip slept at the "mitre," and next morning he went up to Ballure.
Conceive the two points of the mitre so shortened that, placed downwards on the skull, they scarcely cover the ears.
bishop's tall hat, late 14c., from Old French mitre, from Latin mitra "headband, turban," from Greek mitra "headband, turban," earlier a belt or cloth worn under armor about the waist, from PIE root *mei- "to tie" (cf. Sanskrit Mitrah, Old Persian Mithra-, god names; Russian mir "world, peace," Greek mitos "a warp thread"). In Latin, "a kind of headdress common among Asiatics, the wearing of which by men was regarded in Rome as a mark of effeminacy" [OED]. But the word was used in Vulgate to translate Hebrew micnepheth "headdress of a priest."
(Heb. mitsnepheth), something rolled round the head; the turban or head-dress of the high priest (Ex. 28:4, 37, 39; 29:6, etc.). In the Authorized Version of Ezek. 21:26, this Hebrew word is rendered "diadem," but in the Revised Version, "mitre." It was a twisted band of fine linen, 8 yards in length, coiled into the form of a cap, and worn on official occasions (Lev. 8:9; 16:4; Zech. 3:5). On the front of it was a golden plate with the inscription, "Holiness to the Lord." The mitsnepheth differed from the mitre or head-dress (migba'ah) of the common priest. (See BONNET.)