Mitt meaning

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The definition of a mitt is a padded glove for a specific purpose.

An example of a mitt is what the catcher position wears on one hand during a baseball game; a baseball mitt.

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A type of glove that extends over the hand but only partially covers the fingers.
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A mitten.
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A large, padded, protective leather glove, usually with one sheath for the thumb and one undivided sheath for the remaining fingers, used by catchers and first basemen.
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A hand or fist.
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A woman's glove, often of lace or net, covering part of the arm, the hand, and sometimes part of the fingers.
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A padded glove or mitten for a specified use.

Oven mitts.

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A hand.
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An oversized, protective glove such as an oven mitt or a baseball mitt.
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(informal, especially in plural) A hand.
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Origin of mitt

  • Short for mitten

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Abbreviated from mitten.

    From Wiktionary