Usage examples for mitt

  1. The trained and trusty Liars who, in every Community, wear Evening Clothes and stand around at Receptions, all crowded up to the Author and gave him the Cordial Mitt and boosted something scandalous. – Ade's Fables by George Ade
  2. The old gent says good- by to me, 'n' then he sticks out his mitt at Mr. Van. – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote
  3. It has to be, him layin' there, all hunched up on the floor, his gun so tight in his mitt that they had to pry the fingers off it! – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  4. Once in a while a man would drop his knife or snap off his gibbing mitt, rinse his hand in the brine barrel by his side, slap his hand across the hoops, and condemn the luck of a split finger or a thumb with a fish- bone in it. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  5. Patsy slid her hand under the silken half- mitt of fine lace and stroked the little dry, trembling hand which nestled into hers. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  6. Why, we was wrastling round- me and him, see- last night on the floor, and what does he do, he raises his mitt and hands me a wallop in the stomick it like to knock the wind out of me. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  7. He has told me in confidence that he means to spend the prize money for a genuine horse- hide catching- mitt. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  8. I should expect him to give me the frosty mitt. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  9. But Crowley may be called on to shove his mitt between Elsham and trouble. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  10. But his mother told me he hadn't been home since about half- past seven and that when he went out he had a catching- mitt and a baseball with him. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  11. And I holds out the friendly mitt. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  12. He had his mitt with him and a huge grin. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  13. Susan might be with it, but a good mitt man doesn't give away all his little secrets. – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. Ralph shook his head and brushed away the ice about his mouth with the back of his beaver mitt. – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. Behind the pan Eliot would hold up his big mitt first on one corner then the other, now high, now low, and almost invariably the ball came whistling straight into the pocket of that mitt, which caused Roger to nod his head and brought to his face a faint touch of that rare smile seldom seen there. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  16. I done already earnt me a mitt. – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  17. Cover up better with that right mitt: I'm goin' to push in a few on you this time. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  18. Dink did not have to move a step; in fact, the ball rose and fell straight for the massive mitt as though it had chosen his glove from all the other gloves in the field. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  19. He laughed out loudly, apparently enjoying his ponderous joke greatly, but she felt that she must heed his advice and frequently carried the big mitt Mrs. Olsen had lent her to her face. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  20. It's a long time since I've had a catcher's mitt on, but I'd like to take a try at it just for the fun of the thing. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield