Definitions for: Glove


[n] gloves worn by fielders in baseball
[n] gloves that are big and padded; worn for boxing
[n] handwear: covers the hand and wrist



Webster (1913) Definition: 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,


Glove, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gloved; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gloving.]
To cover with, or as with, a glove.

Synonyms: baseball glove, baseball mitt, boxing glove, gloves, mitt

See Also: baseball equipment, batting glove, boxing equipment, finger, gauntlet, gauntlets, golf glove, handwear, kid glove, metal glove, mitten, mittens, suede glove, thumb

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