adjective see mitten

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mittened — Mit tened, a. Covered with a mitten or mittens. Mittened hands. Whittier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mittened — adjective Wearing a mitten, or mittens …   Wiktionary

  • mittened — mittˈened adjective Covered with a mitten or mittens • • • Main Entry: ↑mitten …   Useful english dictionary

  • mitten — noun Etymology: Middle English mitain, from Anglo French, probably from Old French mite, name for a cat Date: 14th century 1. a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate section for the thumb only 2. mitt 1a • mittened adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bemittened — adjective Wearing mittens, or a mitten; mittened …   Wiktionary

  • mitten — noun a glove with two sections, one for the thumb and the other for all four fingers. ↘(mittens) informal boxing gloves. Derivatives mittened adjective Origin ME: from OFr. mitaine, perh. from mite pet name for a cat (because mittens were often… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mitten — n. 1 a glove with two sections, one for the thumb and the other for all four fingers. 2 sl. (in pl.) boxing gloves. Derivatives: mittened adj. Etymology: ME f. OF mitaine ult. f. L medietas half: see MOIETY …   Useful english dictionary

  • OLITSKI, JULES — (1922– ), U.S. painter, sculptor, and printmaker. Born Jules Demikovsky in Russia, Olitski immigrated to the United States in 1923 and grew up in New York. He studied painting and drawing at the National Academy of Design (1940–42) and sculpture… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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