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Both literally and figuratively, what are some various types of gloves?


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Posted - February 17, 2023

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  • 44221
    Boxing gloves.
    Foxglove. (a plant)
      February 17, 2023 12:54 PM MST
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  • 9854
    The iron hand in the velvet glove. White glove inspection.
      February 17, 2023 12:57 PM MST
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  • 17395
    sterile gloves
    dress gloves
    garden gloves
    latex gloves
    driving gloves (I truly have never understood this)
    heavy work gloves
      February 17, 2023 1:48 PM MST
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  • 44221
    My steering wheel gets very cold, so I wear gloves until the car warms up.
      February 18, 2023 8:58 AM MST
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  • 17395
    Ohhhhhhh.  I'm letting my Southern show. 
      February 18, 2023 1:23 PM MST
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  • 700
      February 17, 2023 7:48 PM MST
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  • 7324
    Thanks for the tip, I really need this product, already have it in my Amazon cart. 
      June 5, 2023 6:10 PM MDT
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  • 845
    Handle it with kid gloves.
    Opera gloves are still in style.
    Is there a point to wearing fingerless gloves?
    Golf gloves provide a good grip on the club.
      February 18, 2023 9:34 AM MST
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  • 32643
    Garden gloves
    Chemical resistance gloves
    Medical gloves 
    Baseball gloves (for fielding and also for batting)
    Love glove (condom)
    Kitchen gloves
    Winter gloves
    Welding gloves
      February 19, 2023 6:03 AM MST
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    7324
    Wire mesh gloves for handling sharks or items that might cut you.
      June 5, 2023 6:11 PM MDT
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  • 16238

    There are three types commonly used in cricket.

    Wicket keeping gloves - analogous to a catcher's mitt, these may be worn by only one member of the team, designated as the wicket keeper. It's the keeper's job to catch everything the batter misses (or gets a faint edge on), hence the padding. If anybody else wants to take a catch, they use their bare hands - another reason why cricket is harder than baseball.

    Keeper's inners - these are worn under the keeper's gloves, for extra protection and to prevent the overgloves from becoming sweaty.

    Batting gloves - in cricket, the bowler is actually allowed to hurt you with the ball. No free bases, all you get for free in cricket if the bowler (pitcher) hits you is a bruise. These gloves protect the hands when holding the bat, which is why they're padded on the back.
    This post was edited by Slartibartfast at June 15, 2023 4:50 AM MDT
      June 15, 2023 4:49 AM MDT
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