Glove sponge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Glove sponge (Zoöl) a fine and soft variety of commercial sponges (Spongia officinalis).
    • Glove sponge a variety of commercial sponge (Spongia officinalis, variety tubulifera), having very fine fibers, native of Florida, and the West Indies.
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Usage

In literature:

There is a kind of sponge, which the people in the north still call Niord's glove, in memory of this old Norse god.
"Asgard Stories" by Mary H. Foster and Mabel H. Cummings
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