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GLOVER, n. One whose occupation is to make and sell gloves.




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GLOVER, n. One whose occupation is to make and sell gloves.


GLOV'ER, n.

One whose occupation is to make and sell gloves.


Glov"er
  1. One whose trade it is to make or sell gloves.

    Glover's suture or stitch, a kind of stitch used in sewing up wounds, in which the thread is drawn alternately through each side from within outward.

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GLOVER, noun One whose occupation is to make and sell gloves.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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provost

PRO'VOST, n. [L. proepositus, placed before, from proepono; proe and pono, to set or place.] In a general sense, a person who is appointed to superintend or preside over something; the chief magistrate of a city or town; as the provost of Edinburgh or of Glasgow, answering to the mayor of other cities; the provost of a college, answering to president. In France, formerly, a provost was an inferior judge who had cognizance of civil causes.

The grand provost of France, or of the household, had jurisdiction in the king's house and over its officer.

The provost marshal of an army, is an officer appointed to arrest and secure deserters and other criminals, to hinder the soldiers from pillaging, to indict offenders and see sentence passed on them and executed. He also regulates weights and measures. He has under him a lieutenant and a clerk, an executioner, &c.

The provost marshal in the navy, has charge of prisoner, &c.

The provost of the mint, is a particular judge appointed to apprehend and prosecute false coiners.

Provost of the king's stables, is an officer who attends at court and holds the king's stirrup when he mounts his horse.

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