from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stout, heavy glove worn in riding; a gauntlet.


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  • He expressed by a look that to kiss a hand through a glove, and that a riding-glove, was not a great treat under the circumstances.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Something quaint and foreign, something poetic and strange, marked each turn of her figure, each article of her dress, down to the sculptured hand on which glittered singular and costly rings, -- and the riding-glove, embroidered with seed-pearls, that fell carelessly beside her on the floor.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • I pressed the hand to my lips, riding-glove and all, and sprang in beside Fanny, who was with some difficulty making her horse stand still.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • Skipper followed and picked up a riding-glove which the man dropped.

    Horses Nine Stories of Harness and Saddle

  • But the small hand in its riding-glove, so close to him, haunted his senses.

    Lady Connie

  • He took up the glove -- a thick, fawn-coloured riding-glove -- and remembered it for one of his own.

    Verner's Pride

  • Tippoo! "said Mr. Carlisle, stooping and striking his riding-glove against the horse's shoulder, –" I am going a race with you, do you hear? "

    The Old Helmet

  • But don't be generous by halves: let me touch your hand, and not that rough riding-glove. "

    Majoor Frans. English


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