Mitt



[mit] /mɪt/

noun
1.
Baseball.

2.
a mitten.
3.
Slang. a hand.
4.
a glove that leaves the lower ends of the fingers bare, especially a long one made of lace or other fancy material and worn by women.
1.
(in prescriptions) send.
/mɪt/
noun
1.
any of various glovelike hand coverings, such as one that does not cover the fingers
2.
short for mitten (sense 1)
3.
(baseball) a large round thickly padded leather mitten worn by the catcher See also glove (sense 2)
4.
(often pl) a slang word for hand
5.
(slang) a boxing glove
n.

1765, shortened form of mitten (q.v.). Baseball sense is from 1902. Slang sense of “hand” is from 1896.

noun

verb

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