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synonyms for mitres

  • administrator
  • cleric
  • director
  • patriarch
  • pontiff
  • pope
  • prelate
  • priest
  • angel
  • archer
  • berretta
  • cap
  • coadjutor
  • diocesan
  • metropolitan
  • miter
  • mitre
  • overseer
  • primate
  • suffragan
  • abba
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How to use mitres in a sentence

Great bulks projected, capped by gigantic mitres or diadems, and flanked by cavernous indentations.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
It is better, cheaper, and easier to make curved mitres when the necessary machinery is at hand.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The precious stones glisten on the gilded copes of the priests, on their gold mitres, on the gold crosses!
THE IRON ARROW HEAD OR THE BUCKLER MAIDENEUGNE SUE
Though buried in the ground to the chest, they still measure twenty-one or twenty-two feet from thence to the top of the mitres.
RUINS OF ANCIENT CITIES (VOL. II OF II)CHARLES BUCKE
The strings or streamers are to be found in many other head coverings, including the mitres of bishops (see Figure 50).
THE HERITAGE OF DRESSWILFRED MARK WEBB
Will they forever allow parasites with crowns, and vampires with mitres, to live upon their blood?
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 11 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
The archdeacon, on perceiving these wan spots all around the choir, thought he beheld the mitres of damned bishops.
NOTRE-DAME DE PARISVICTOR HUGO
Thrones are hurled into it, and Dubois mitres, and Prebendal Stalls that drop fatness, and—ha!
THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONTHOMAS CARLYLE
We could see the prelates had all vested by the outlines of the mitres and the high-shouldered look of the figures in stiff copes.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYELIZABETH BUTLER
He would have given them skulls mitre-fashioned, if mitres are cloven now as we see them on ancient monuments.
CITATION AND EXAMINATION OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEAREWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
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