What does the word mitre mean?

Usage examples for mitre

  1. I should have been delighted with his tears of joy seeing me with the mitre on my head. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  2. At the Mitre, in Fleet street, in our way calling on Mr. Fage, who told me how the City have some hopes of Monk. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. This man- a better politician than the other prior- was playing for a mitre too, and could use his cards better. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley