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

  • n. A glove made of fine, soft leather, especially kidskin.
  • idiom with kid gloves Tactfully and cautiously: had to handle the temperamental artist with kid gloves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Used other than as an idiom: see kid,‎ glove.
  • n. A metaphorical representation of careful handling.

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

  • n. a glove made of fine soft leather (as kidskin)


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