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glover

[gluhv-er]
noun
  1. a person who makes or sells gloves.
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Origin of glover

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at glove, -er2

Glover

[gluhv-er]
noun
  1. John,1732–97, American general.
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Examples from the Web for glover

Contemporary Examples of glover

Historical Examples of glover

  • When she retired, he said to Dr. Glover, "Sir, she is a prodigiously fine woman."

    The Jest Book

    Mark Lemon

  • I fell in love with him the minute I saw him—to whom does he belong, Mr. Glover?

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman

  • I hope we shall get there by eleven o'clock; we should, should we not, Mr. Glover?

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman

  • Glover beside her like thought caught her outstretched hand.

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman

  • Glover felt that he ought to ask her to take off her hat, but could not for his life.

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman


British Dictionary definitions for glover

glover

noun
  1. a person who makes or sells gloves
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