from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small button-hook used for buttoning gloves. Also called glove-clasp.
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Marjory's feelings had been soothed by a pair of tan-colored kids, three-buttoned, stitched on the backs, accompanied by a glove-buttoner and a hug from John.
Pencil and penknife, scent-bottle, glove-buttoner, and, best of all, a tiny mirror, in which he viewed his still tearful countenance with undisguised satisfaction.
a glove-buttoner, a penknife, and a set of ivory jackstraws.