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joint that forms a corner

the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made

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a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions

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I remember that, at one of our General Body Meetings, a Bishop suggested we give up the Mitres, and become simple Bishops.
Critics claim tall mitres, usually worn at formal services, are "silly" and outdated.
Finally, sit the two side facings hard against the skirting blocks, mark the mitres and cut to size, then glue and nail in place.Measure up ...
CREATIVE youngsters have been busy making bishops' mitres as part of a competition to celebrate a Coventry church's 125th birthday.
not in Mitres were not generally worn by bishops until the late 19th century and no rule says they have to be worn.
If you decide to mitre the corners, you can buy a mitre saw for around pounds 13 from any good DIY store, or you could just raid the kids' geometry set and use a 45 degree square to measure the mitres.
If you''re building a deck this summer, or doing any other woodwork, the Bosch PCM 8 S mitre saw (pounds 245.06, Homebase) is a fantastic investment.