At this, instead of starting down the mountain for the mitten, he slunk slowly away toward home.
The narrowing of a child's mitten may begin with every 4th stitch.
The Indian pulled off a mitten and held up the hand with the fingers spread.
He was soon up with the man again; then a mitten was thrown down for his inspection.
The mitten and overshoe theory may seem to you but a sad sign of approaching age and debility—and so none of them for you.
Antoine drew off his mitten, and held out to him his bare right hand.
Then the mitten was thrown as heretofore, and Crusoe made a few steps towards it, but being in no mood for play he turned back.
Besides which, my dear friend, they will give you a mitten apiece.
Shorty opened the door, felt the bite of the cold, and shrank back to pull down his ear-flaps and mitten his hands.
He—Then I am to understand that you have given me the mitten, as it were?
late 14c., from Old French mitaine "mitten, half-glove" (12c.), from Old French mite "mitten," and from Medieval Latin mitta, which are perhaps from Middle High German mittemo, Old High German mittamo "middle, midmost" (reflecting notion of "half-glove"), or from Vulgar Latin *medietana "divided in the middle," from Latin medius (see medial (adj.)).