[AS.] A covering for the hand, with a separate place for each finger. Gloves are made of worsted, cotton, silk, or of different skins. The finest kid gloves are made from skins of kids, but coarser kinds are made from lamb, rat,( and other thin skins. They are prepared and, dyed, and punched into different shapes for the different pieces of the glove. The two edges to be sewn are placed in a vice having fine teeth like a comb. They are then damped and pressed.