- a rounded glove with one internal section for the four fingers and another for the thumb and having the side next to the palm of the hand protected by a thick padding, used by catchers.
- a somewhat similar glove but with less padding and having sections for the thumb and one or two fingers, used by first basemen.Compare baseball glove.
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What happens when one of their kids asks for a sandwich and they hand him two oven mitts smeared with mayonnaise?Hey, Pot Smokers, Your Kids Know You’re Stoned|Jason Good|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was always a contest between Gov. Mitt Romney and the not-Mitts.‘Oops,’ First Debate, ‘47 Percent’ & More 2012 Election Turning Points|Mark McKinnon|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
South Carolina offer the non-Mitts their last faint hope, but that hope grows fainter by the hour.Jim DeMint Throws in the Towel|David Frum|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You find every past Super Bowl player you can get your little mitts on.Super Bowl: The Best That Never Was!|Buzz Bissinger|February 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Using oven mitts, remove roasting pan from oven and place turkey on rack.Simple Roast Turkey, Shiitake Gravy|The Daily Beast|November 25, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Her pretty arms were bare, or rather only slightly veiled with long lace mitts which reached above her dimpled elbows.
I recall, too, that I was presently frozen to the deck, and that my mitts were stuck to the wheel––that I became fixed and heavy.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
"I'm glad the Fourth's over, anyway," she said as she took up her parasol and mitts.Susan Clegg and a Man in the House|Anne Warner
The same appeared over points on the clothing, on the mitts and round the funnel of the helmet.
Two men start from the Hut with iron crampons and a full complement of clothes and mitts.