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 Mith’ridate (3 syl.).Mitre Tavern (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mitre.
 
The episcopal mitre symbolises the cloven tongues of fire which descended on the apostles on the day of Pentecost. (Acts ii. 1–12.) Greek and Lat&icheck;n, mitra, a turban.   1
 


 Mith’ridate (3 syl.).Mitre Tavern (The). 

 
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