At this, instead of starting down the mountain for the mitten, he slunk slowly away toward home.
Antoine drew off his mitten, and held out to him his bare right hand.
The Indian pulled off a mitten and held up the hand with the fingers spread.
Besides which, my dear friend, they will give you a mitten apiece.
The mitten and overshoe theory may seem to you but a sad sign of approaching age and debility—and so none of them for you.
He—Then I am to understand that you have given me the mitten, as it were?
Then the mitten was thrown as heretofore, and Crusoe made a few steps towards it, but being in no mood for play he turned back.
He stripped the mitten from his right hand and fetched forth the birch-bark.
Shorty opened the door, felt the bite of the cold, and shrank back to pull down his ear-flaps and mitten his hands.
He pulled the mitten on the right hand, and beat it fiercely against his knee.
late 14c., from Old French mitaine "mitten, half-glove" (12c.), from Old French mite "mitten," and from Medieval Latin mitta, which are perhaps from Middle High German mittemo, Old High German mittamo "middle, midmost" (reflecting notion of "half-glove"), or from Vulgar Latin *medietana "divided in the middle," from Latin medius (see medial (adj.)).