What does the word glove mean?

Usage examples for glove

  1. God does not permit the rich, for their own temporary glory or convenience, to make experiments with an immortal soul, and then abandon it like a soiled glove or a game of which they have grown weary. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  2. Mr Sandbach and Mr Gale frequently threw down the glove to each other in this agreeable way. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  3. He knew he was playing a dangerous game, but he carried Alice Featherstone's glove and meant to get the letters. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss