from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A heavily padded leather mitten worn for boxing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A padded glove used in sparring.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun boxing A padded mitten, designed to protect the hand while punching, and worn in boxing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing


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