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glove


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glove  \Glove\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gloved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gloving}.] 
  To  cover  with  or  as  with  a  glove. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glove  \Glove\  (gl[u^]v),  n.  [OE.  glove,  glofe,  AS  gl[=o]f;  akin 
  to  Icel.  gl[=o]fi,  cf  Goth.  l[=o]fa  palm  of  the  hand,  Icel. 
  l[=o]fi.] 
  1.  A  cover  for  the  hand,  or  for  the  hand  and  wrist,  with  a 
  separate  sheath  for  each  finger.  The  latter  characteristic 
  distinguishes  the  glove  from  the  mitten. 
 
  2.  A  boxing  glove. 
 
  {Boxing  glove}.  See  under  {Boxing}. 
 
  {Glove  fight},  a  pugilistic  contest  in  which  the  fighters 
  wear  boxing  gloves. 
 
  {Glove}  {money  or  silver}. 
  a  A  tip  or  gratuity  to  servants,  professedly  to  buy 
  gloves  with 
  b  (Eng.  Law.)  A  reward  given  to  officers  of  courts; 
  also  a  fee  given  by  the  sheriff  of  a  county  to  the 
  clerk  of  assize  and  judge's  officers,  when  there  are 
  no  offenders  to  be  executed. 
 
  {Glove  sponge}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  fine  and  soft  variety  of 
  commercial  sponges  ({Spongia  officinalis}). 
 
  {To  be  hand  and  glove  with},  to  be  intimately  associated  or 
  on  good  terms  with  ``Hand  and  glove  with  traitors.''  --J. 
  H.  Newman. 
 
  {To  handle  without  gloves}, 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glove 
  n  1:  gloves  worn  by  fielders  in  baseball  [syn:  {baseball  glove}, 
  {baseball  mitt},  {mitt}] 
  2:  handwear:  covers  the  hand  and  wrist  [syn:  {gloves}] 
  3:  gloves  that  are  big  and  padded;  worn  for  boxing  [syn:  {boxing 
  glove}] 




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