Definition of Boxing glove

1. Noun. Boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing.

Exact synonyms: Glove
Category relationships: Boxing, Fisticuffs, Pugilism
Generic synonyms: Boxing Equipment



Definition of Boxing glove

1. Noun. (boxing) A padded mitten, designed to protect the hand while punching, and worn in boxing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boxing Glove

boxfishes
boxful
boxfuls
boxhaul
boxhauled
boxhauling
boxhauls
boxier
boxiest
boxily
boxiness
boxinesses
boxing
boxing days
boxing equipment
boxing glove (current term)
boxing gloves
boxing match
boxing ring
boxing rings
boxing wax
boxing week
boxings
boxkeeper
boxkeepers
boxless
boxlike
boxload
boxloads

Literary usage of Boxing glove

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1. Trilby by George Du Maurier (1894)
"But the mere sight of a boxing-glove made him sick. Then there was the yellow-haired Antony, a Swiss—the idle apprentice, le rot des truands, ..."

2. Boxing by R. G. Allanson-Winn (1897)
"It has been suggested that to guard the mark the boxing-glove should be placed over the part to be protected, but this of course is quite wrong advice, ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... and an enemy to our person ; if thou encounter any such, apprehend him, an thou dost me love. Shok., Hen. V., iv. 7. 2. Specifically, a boxing-glove.—3. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"... covered for purposes of practice with the boxing glove of soft leather, stuffed with horse-hair, to act as a necessary buffer between the face and the ..."

5. Ethics of Boxing and Manly Sport by John Boyle O'Reilly (1888)
"... The cestus of the Greeks, copied by the Romans, was a dreadful boxing glove, or gauntlet, composed of raw-hide thongs and metal. ..."

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