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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A heavily padded leather mitten worn for boxing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A padded mitten, designed to protect the hand while punching, and worn in boxing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large padded mitten or glove used in sparring for exercise or amusement.
  • n. See under Boxing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A padded glove used in sparring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing

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