boxing glove


Definition of boxing glove

: one of a pair of leather mittens heavily padded on the back and worn in boxing

Examples of boxing glove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mother told the teacher a brother hit Gabriel with a boxing glove. Washington Post, "After mother, partner are charged in toddler’s death, D.C. police say siblings were also abused," 11 Nov. 2020 Punching them with a boxing glove affixed to the end of a giant spring? Nicky Guerreiro, The New Yorker, "Wile E. Coyote, Republican Strategist," 2 Nov. 2020 Coaches utilize a boxing glove, attempting to punch a football out of the ball carriers hands. Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, "John Fassel blames himself for Cowboys' dysfunctional special teams unit, looks to fix substitution and ball security issues," 24 Oct. 2020 It's covered from wall to wall with boxing posters, newspaper clippings, boxing gloves and even a Madison Square Garden ringside bell. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Jimmy Glenn, New York bar owner and retired boxer, dies after coronavirus diagnosis," 7 May 2020 One year our older brother Michael, with good intentions, bought Laurie and me boxing gloves for Christmas., "A Christmas memory: boxing gloves beneath the tree - The Boston Globe," 19 Dec. 2019 Yes, There’s a Bow Shoppers can check out the star’s go-to workout headphones, running socks, water bottles, boxing gloves, yoga mats and more are all in one place. Hannah Chubb,, "Chris Pratt Launches an Amazon Collaboration for Fitness Junkies Like Him," 4 Dec. 2019 Cardinals players also sported red gloves as a nod to the color of Ali’s boxing gloves. Tom Hoffarth, Los Angeles Times, "College football spotlight: Notre Dame tunes up for USC, and possibly the playoff," 5 Oct. 2019 Recent lightning deals in the fitness category included ankle weights, ankle bands, compression socks, yoga mats, boxing gloves, wireless earbuds, and more. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Here's How to Score Great Bargains on Fitness Gear From Amazon’s Early Black Friday Deals," 13 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of boxing glove

1763, in the meaning defined above

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22 Nov 2020

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“Boxing glove.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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