Recent Examples of mitten from the Web
Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) May 31, 2017 -- Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens, Little Covfefes & bigly Covfefes!
Even within his thick fur mittens, Cherry-Garrard’s frostbitten fingers developed blisters running their length.
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Origin and Etymology of mitten
Middle English mitain, from Anglo-French, probably from Old French mite, name for a cat
First Known Use: 14th century
MITTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mitten for English Language Learners
: a covering for the hand that has a separate part for the thumb only
MITTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of mitten for Students
: a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate division for the thumb only
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