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The mitre is a folding cap worn by a bishop.
Mi"tre, n. & v.
Defn: See Category:Miter.
---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mitre - (Heb. mitsnepheth ), something rolled round the head; the turban or head-dress of the high priest (Exodus 28:4, Exodus 28:37, Exodus 28:39; Exodus 29:6, etc.). In the Authorized Version of Ezekiel 21:26, this Hebrew word is rendered "diadem," but in the Revised Version, "mitre." It was a twisted band of fine linen, 8 yards in length, coiled into the form of a cap, and worn on official occasions (Leviticus 8:9; Leviticus 16:4; Zechariah 3:5). On the front of it was a golden plate with the inscription, "Holiness to the Lord." The mitsnepheth differed from the mitre or head-dress ( migba'ah ) of the common priest. (See BONNET.)
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