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 Glouces’ter (2 syl.).Glove, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Glove.
 
In the days of chivalry it was customary for knights to wear a lady’s glove in their helmets, and to defend it with their life.   1
        “One ware on his headpiece his ladies sleve, and another bare on hys helme the glove of his dearlynge.”—Hall: Chronicle, Henry IV.
 


 Glouces’ter (2 syl.).Glove, 

 
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