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Gammerstang commented on the word draw-gloves
(noun) - (1) A sort of game . . . between lovers.
--Robert Nares' Glossary of the Works of English Authors, 1859
(2) At draw-gloves we'l play,
And prethee, let's lay
A wager, and let it be this:
Who first to the summe
Of twenty shall come
Shall have for his winning a kisse.
--Robert Herrick's Hesperides, 1648
January 14, 2018
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