Sentence Examples

  • MITRE (Lat.
  • These sides are stiffened, and when the mitre is worn, they rise in front and behind like two horns pointed at the tips (cornua mitrae).
  • From the lower rim of the mitre at the back hang two bands (infulae), terminating in fringes.
  • In the case of these latter, however, the mitre is worn only in the church to which the privilege is attached and on certain high festivals.
  • The proper symbol of episcopacy is not so much the mitre as the ring and pastoral staff.

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