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kid glove

noun
1.
a glove made of kid leather.
Idioms
2.
handle with kid gloves, to treat with extreme tact or gentleness:
He's upset, so handle him with kid gloves today.
Origin of kid glove
1705-1715
1705-15
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British Dictionary definitions for handle with kid gloves

kid glove

noun
1.
a glove made of kidskin
2.
handle with kid gloves, to treat with great tact or caution
adjective
3.
overdelicate or overrefined
4.
diplomatic; tactful: a kidglove approach
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