Pronunciation: (mit), [key]
a. 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.
b. a somewhat similar glove but with less padding and having sections for the thumb and one or two fingers, used by first basemen. Cf. baseball glove.
2. a mitten.
3. Slang.a hand.
4. a glove that leaves the lower ends of the fingers bare, esp. a long one made of lace or other fancy material and worn by women.
(in prescriptions) send.
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