- 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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Example sentences from the Web for mitts
After some hesitation the boys touched gloves respectfully, and Scott shook off his mitts, and started for the kitchen.The Danger Mark|Robert W. Chambers
But he's dead game, Pyramid is, whether he's stoppin' mitts, or buckin' the Upright Oil push.Shorty McCabe|Sewell Ford
His hands we also brought round and bound them up in flannel wrappers, with mitts over all.The Great Frozen Sea|Albert Hastings Markham
Spider was no great shakes with the mitts but he had some bright ideas.Skippy Bedelle|Owen Johnson
Susan had on her bonnet and mitts and held her sun-umbrella firmly gripped between her two hands and her two knees.Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs|Anne Warner