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Leonine vs. Mitre

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Leonine

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lion.
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Mitre

The mitre (British English) (; Greek: μίτρα, "headband" or "turban") or miter (American English; see spelling differences), is a type of headgear now known as the traditional, ceremonial headdress of bishops and certain abbots in traditional Christianity. Mitres are worn in the Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, as well as in the Anglican Communion, some Lutheran churches, and also by bishops and certain other clergy in the Eastern Catholic Churches and the Oriental Orthodox Churches.
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Leonine

Resembling or suggestive of a lion, as in being powerful or dignified.
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Mitre

Variant of miter.
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Leonine

Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a lion.
His leonine face scared the young children.
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Mitre

A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries, which has been made in many forms, mostly recently a tall cap with two points or peaks.
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Leonine

A 13th-century coin minted in Europe and used in England as a debased form of the sterling silver penny, outlawed under Edward I.
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Mitre

The surface forming the bevelled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint.
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Leonine

(poetry) A kind of Latin verse, generally alternate hexameter and pentameter, rhyming at the middle and end.
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Mitre

A 13th-century coin minted in Europe which circulated in Ireland as a debased counterfeit sterling penny, outlawed under Edward I.
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Leonine

Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the lion; as, a leonine look; leonine rapacity.
Gloria factorum temere conceditur horum.
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Mitre

A cap or cowl for a chimney or ventilation pipe.
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Leonine

Of or characteristic of or resembling a lion
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Mitre

A gusset in sewing, etc.
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Mitre

A square with one triangular quarter missing from the outside.
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Mitre

A mitre shell
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Mitre

To adorn with a mitre.
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Mitre

To unite at an angle of 45°.
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Mitre

See Miter.
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Mitre

Joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
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Mitre

The surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made;
He covered the miter with glue before making the joint
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Mitre

A liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
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