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

  • noun A glove made of fine, soft leather, especially kidskin.
  • idiom (with kid gloves) Tactfully and cautiously.

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  • noun Used other than as an idiom: see kid,‎ glove.
  • noun often in plural A metaphorical representation of careful handling.

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

  • noun a glove made of fine soft leather (as kidskin)


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