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one of a pair of heavily padded leather mittens laced on the palm side of the wrist and hand, worn by boxers in a match or in training for a match.
Historical Examples

Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, June 14, 1916 Various
Americanisms and Briticisms Brander Matthews
From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde
The Last Entry William Clark Russell

one of a pair of thickly padded mittens worn for boxing


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