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GLOVES Definition & Legal Meaning

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It was an ancient custom on a maiden assize, when there was no offenderto be tried, for the sheriff to present the judge with a pair of white gloves. It is animmemorial custom to remove the glove from the right hand on taking oath. Wharton.


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