glove leather
noun Date: 1721 a soft lightweight leather

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • glove leather — glove′ leath er n. clo a soft, smooth, pliable, stretchable leather • Etymology: 1720–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • glove leather — noun leather suitable for making gloves • Hypernyms: ↑leather * * * noun Etymology: so called from the use of such leather to make gloves : a soft lightweight leather * * * a soft, smooth, pliable, stretchable leather …   Useful english dictionary

  • glove leather — a soft, smooth, pliable, stretchable leather. * * * …   Universalium

  • leather — n 1. tanned hide or skin, chamois, kid, suede, cordovan, mocha, glove leather; doeskin, deerskin, goatskin, capeskin, lambskin, sheepskin, pigskin, sealskin, shark s skin; snakeskin, alligator, crocodile, lizard; horsehide, buffalo hide, cowhide …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • leather — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. skin, hide; cowhide, calfskin, etc. See covering, materials. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tanned hide, parchment, vellum, kangaroo hide, calfskin, horsehide, buckskin, deerskin, elk hide, goatskin,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Glove fetishism — is a fetish where an individual is obsessed and fixated by another or oneself wearing gloves on their hands. In some cases, the fetish is enhanced by the material of the glove, (e.g. leather, cotton, latex, satin or nylon). Often, the actions of… …   Wikipedia

  • glove — [gluv] n. [ME < OE glof & ON glofi < ? Gmc * ga lōfa < * ga , together (OE ge ) + * lōfa (Goth lōfa), palm of the hand: for IE base see LUFF] 1. a covering for the hand, made of leather, cloth, etc., with a separate sheath for each… …   English World dictionary

  • glove — [glʌv] n [: Old English; Origin: glof] 1.) a piece of clothing that you wear on your hand in order to protect it or keep it warm →↑mitten ▪ a pair of gloves ▪ boxing gloves rubber/leather etc gloves 2.) the gloves are off used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glove — [ glʌv ] noun count ** 1. ) a piece of clothing that covers your fingers and hands: a pair of gloves leather/silk gloves rubber gloves: Wear rubber gloves when handling harsh chemicals. 2. ) a BOXING GLOVE take the gloves off to start fighting or …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Leather glove — A leather glove is a fitted covering for the hand with a separate sheath for each finger and the thumb. This covering is composed of the tanned hide of an animal (with the hair removed), though it is not uncommon in recent years for the leather… …   Wikipedia

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