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Glove vs Gloze - What's the difference?

glove | gloze |

As nouns the difference between glove and gloze

is that glove is an item of clothing other than a mitten, covering all or part of the hand and fingers, but allowing independent movement of the fingers while gloze is a comment in the margin.

As verbs the difference between glove and gloze

is that glove is to catch the ball in a baseball mitt while gloze is to extenuate, explain away, gloss over.

glove

English

(wikipedia glove)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An item of clothing other than a mitten, covering all or part of the hand and fingers, but allowing independent movement of the fingers.
  • A baseball mitt.
  • (baseball, figuratively) The ability to catch a hit ball.
  • (slang) A condom.
  • Verb

    (glov)
  • (baseball) To catch the ball in a baseball mitt.
  • He gloved the line drive for the third out.
  • To put on a glove.
  • Maxwell gloved his hand so that he wouldn't leave fingerprints, then pulled the trigger.
  • (cricket) To touch a delivery with one's glove while the gloved hand is on the bat. Under the rules of cricket, the batsman is deemed to have hit the ball.
  • Derived terms

    * baseball glove * boxing glove * drop the gloves * fingerless glove * fit like a glove * given the glove * glovey * glovish * hand in glove * iron fist in a velvet glove * kid gloves * the gloves are off * velvet glove * work glove * deglove * gloved

    See also

    * gauntlet * handshoe * mitten * mitt

    Anagrams

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    gloze

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A comment in the margin.
  • Flattery.
  • False appearance.
  • A specious show, a deceit.
  • Verb

    (gloz)
  • To extenuate, explain away, gloss over.
  • *1977 , , Penguin Classics, p. 279:
  • *:Of what were generative organs made? / And for what profit were those creatures wrought? / [...] / Gloze as you will and plead the explanation / That they were only made for the purgation / Of urine, little things of no avail / Except to know a female from a male / [...].
  • *1978': On a rock orchid, the roundness and '''gloze / Of a lapith's bum! — Peter Porter, from 'Piero di Cosimo on the Shoalhaven' in ''The Cost of Seriousness , 1978
  • *William Shakespeare & Anonymous; Pericles, Prince of Tyre :
  • *:ANTIOCHUS.
    Heaven, that I had thy head! he has found the meaning:
    But I will gloze with him. — Young prince of Tyre.
  • To smooth over; to palliate.
  • * I. Taylor
  • By glozing the evil that is in the world.

    Synonyms

    * See also