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glover

[gluhv-er] /ˈglʌv ər/
noun
1.
a person who makes or sells gloves.
Origin of glover
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at glove, -er2

Glover

[gluhv-er] /ˈglʌv ər/
noun
1.
John, 1732–97, American general.
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  • glover and Bill Dancing, facing outward, planted themselves side by side against the rocky wall.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
  • Papa; are you not forgetting that Mr. glover says he cannot be with us on the Park trip.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
  • I have a flask of brandy and water with me, Mr. glover, in case you should feel faint or exhausted.

    A Roving Commission G. A. Henty
  • "Look to your train sheet, Garry," said glover, peremptorily.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
  • He waved his lantern at glover, and glover caught up a hand-torch to swing an answering greeting.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
British Dictionary definitions for glover

glover

/ˈɡlʌvə/
noun
1.
a person who makes or sells gloves
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