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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To give the mitten to (0.00812 detik)
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Definition: To give the mitten to
, n. [OE. mitaine, meteyn, F. mitaine, perh. of
Celtic origin; cf. Ir. miotog, Gael. miotag, Ir. & Gael.
mutan a muff, a thick glove. Cf. Mitt
1. A covering for the hand, worn to defend it from cold or
injury. It differs from a glove in not having a separate
sheath for each finger. --Chaucer.
2. A cover for the wrist and forearm.
To give the mitten to
, to dismiss as a lover; to reject the
suit of. [Colloq.]
To handle without mittens
, to treat roughly; to handle
without gloves. [Colloq.]