Part of speech: noun

A covering for the hand, leaving only the thumb separate.

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Usage examples "mitten":

  1. This one, they say, went crazy because his sweetheart gave him the mitten." - "An Artist in Crime", Rodrigues Ottolengui.
  2. It's not large enough even to make one mitten of." - "Mopsa the Fairy", Jean Ingelow.
  3. When Miss Merriam brought the baby in he examined her carefully as one tiny hand after another was released from its mitten and one slender leg after the other emerged from the knitted trousers. - "Ethel Morton's Holidays", Mabell S. C. Smith.