one of a pair of heavily padded leather mittens laced on the palm side of the wrist and hand, worn by boxers in a match or in training for a match.
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How to use boxing glove in a sentence
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The mother told the teacher a brother hit Gabriel with a boxing glove.After mother, partner are charged in toddler’s death, D.C. police say siblings were also abused | Peter Hermann | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
In my grasp his hand felt like a small boxing glove, but when I glanced at it I saw that it was not unusual.The Haunted Pajamas | Francis Perry Elliott
The boxing glove is worn on the hand of one party, and on the gory nose of the other party as the game progresses.Remarks | Bill Nye
His boots would have made a London policeman green with envy, and he had a fist like a boxing-glove.From Chart House to Bush Hut | Charles W. L. Bryde
I'd give this hand,' said he, holding up a paw as big as a boxing-glove, 'if he hadn't been killed.The Last Entry | William Clark Russell
Jimmie opened the bundle and drew forth a boxing glove which he put on immediately and chased Martin out of the room.The Automobile Girls Along the Hudson | Laura Dent Crane
British Dictionary definitions for boxing glove
one of a pair of thickly padded mittens worn for boxing
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