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 for mitt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mitt \Mitt\, n. [Abbrev. fr. mitten.]
     1. A mitten; also, a covering for the wrist and hand and not
        for the fingers, usually worn by women.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Baseball) A large glove, usually made of leather or
        similar material, with differing degrees of padding and
        usually some form of webbing in the large space between
        the thumb insert and the insert for the index finger; a
        baseball glove. It is used to assist in catching the
        baseball. The catcher's mitt has more padding and less
     3. A hand; -- used mostly in slang expressions; as, keep your
        mitts off my box of chocolates!

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had
           the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt" [syn:
           hand, manus, mitt, paw]
      2: the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball [syn:
         baseball glove, glove, baseball mitt, mitt]

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