boxing glove

noun
  1. 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.

Origin of boxing glove

First recorded in 1870–75
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boxing glove

noun
  1. one of a pair of thickly padded mittens worn for boxing
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