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mitres

n. (plural of mitre English)

Usage examples of "mitres".

Rhys Michael and Michaela sat at his left, regally coronetted and in royal blue, and both archbishops stood at his right in golden copes and mitres as the Court paid their respects.

Having purchased the usual quota of shirts and shoes, he took a leisurely promenade about the streets, where crowds of people of many nationalities--Europeans, Persians with pointed caps, Banyas with round turbans, Sindes with square bonnets, Parsees with black mitres, and long-robed Armenians--were collected.

Knights with shattered horseheads, bishops with cracked mitres, pawns with their electronic guts hanging out.

Spore cases, yellowish green, as large as mitres and much resembling them in shape protruded from the heaps.

They fringed it, their mitres having a grotesque appearance of watching what lay below.

I had more time I should like to show you all the bodies which are buried in these niches upon the walls, for they are the early popes and bishops of the Church, with their mitres, their croziers, and full canonicals.

First came the priests, with mitres on their heads, and clothed in long lace robes.