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Saint Nicholas — usually with a long beard, a bishop’s miter and a staff — tells the children they are about to be judged.
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Then was seen on the altar a miter glittering with precious stones, and a large sword ornamented with fleur-de-lis.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
If both are of the same diameter, they are called bevel gears; if of different diameters, miter gears.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Before he can start to open a lock gate, he must first have released the miter-forcing machine that latches the gates.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
Ghullam removed his miter and his false beard, tossing them aside on a table, then undid his sash and peeled out of his robe.
TEMPLE TROUBLEHENRY BEAM PIPER
One of the regular priests pulled off his miter and beard and went to the radio, putting on a headset.
TEMPLE TROUBLEHENRY BEAM PIPER
He smiled, and said, "No more than an ecclesiastic hath to the miter, when he cries Nolo episcopari."
FROM THIS WORLD TO THE NEXTHENRY FIELDING
The fact that one end is carved in the form of a miter tends to confirm my supposition that this is a purely religious instrument.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
Following in the same way the miter of the architrave, they disappeared though a door in the back wall of the office.
THE PIT PROP SYNDICATEFREEMAN WILLS CROFTS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MITER

  • chaplet
  • circlet
  • coronal
  • coronet
  • crown jewels
  • diadem
  • garland
  • headband
  • headdress
  • miter
  • royal crown
  • wreath
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