Definitions

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  • adj. Not wearing a mitten or mittens.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ mittened

Examples

  • Casting off his pack and taking a seat on a fallen tree, he unmittened his right hand, reached inside his shirt next to the skin, and fished out a couple of biscuits sandwiched with sliced bacon and wrapped in a handkerchief -- the only way they could be carried without freezing solid.

    First Version of To Build A Fire

  • The hood of her squirrel-skin parka was about her hair, and well drawn up around her throat; but her hands were unmittened and nimbly at work with needle and sinew, completing the last fantastic design on a belt of leather faced with bright scarlet cloth.

    KEESH, SON OF KEESH

  • And I've seen — why, damn you, hit the high places for salt water and that wife of yours, and — Here the Kid unmittened and jerked out his sack.

    TO THE MAN ON THE TRAIL

  • Then Hitchcock, for it was Hitchcock, upreared suddenly, shooting an unmittened hand out to the brute's shaggy throat.

    WHERE THE TRAIL FORKS

  • Forty-five pairs of hands unmittened, and forty-five pairs of moccasins pressed tensely into the packed snow.

    THE RACE FOR NUMBER THREE

  • Then, acting on impulse, he started to walk towards the watcher, his unmittened hand on the butt of the pistol at his hip.

    A Mating in the Wilds

  • His unmittened hands were red and rough, and bore traces of the work he had been doing.

    Purple Springs

  • And this time, David held out the unmittened fist.

    This Way to Christmas

  • He strutted along beside the girls, his unmittened hands deep in his pockets.

    The Corner House Girls at School

  • The cold had set in unusually early, and even in mid-November the thermometer had fallen to thirty degrees below zero, and unmittened fingers in handling the rifle became frozen.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 19 — Travel and Adventure

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