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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bishop’s Mitre.
 
Dean Stanley tells us that the cleft of a bishop’s mitre represents the mark of the crease of the mitre, when folded and carried under the arm, like an opera hat. (Christian Institutions, p. 154.)   1
 


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