from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The making of gloves; the occupation of a glover.

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  • verb Present participle of glove.


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  • They also made the decision to remove "gloving," which was something some people actually did deliberately to increase their 'redlinining" or red balloons indicating a negative rating for bad conduct.

    Will Wright on Spore / Sims / SL

  • They bought $5,000 "precaution carts" to make washing, gloving and gowning easy and efficient.

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  • As Ian Chappell says on Sky, that's what happens when you don't rotate the strike, because it allows a bowler to line you up over a period of time.13th over: New Zealand 66-2 Ryder 25, Taylor 4 Taylor gets off the mark from his 11th delivery, gloving a short one to fine leg for four.

    Australia v New Zealand - live! | Rob Smyth

  • "Oftentimes the answers come in simple things, like gloving the ball and throwing it where it needs to be thrown," Bob Carpenter chimed in.

    Rob Dibble's had enough of the Nats' defense

  • The nurse blushed, nodded, stripped off her gloves and headed to the sink to wash her hands, before gloving again and going straight to the bedside.


  • I think the Democratic Party has done ENOUGH of turning their cheeks and kit gloving the Clintons.

    Vilsack says it's over

  • Markets here serve skinned eel that even after de-gloving continue to wriggle around.

    Boing Boing

  • These people seem to get a real kid-gloving through all this.

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  • The Red Wings 'goalie, who turns 43 on Jan. 29, made a sparkling variety of saves, smothering the puck in traffic at times, and gloving or swatting other shots until Chris Pronger spoiled his shutout on a power play with 11: 55 remaining.

  • Standing taller to counter Johnson's inswing, he found it difficult to duck under the liberal sprinkling of bouncers that came his way and was perilously close to gloving a leg-side catch before he had scored.

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