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velvet glove

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  1. . gentleness or caution, often concealing strength or determination (esp in the phrase an iron fist or hand in a velvet glove)

velvet glove (ˈvɛlvɪt ɡlʌv) 

Definitions

noun

  1. a glove made from velvet
  2. gentleness or caution, often concealing strength or determination (esp in the phrase an iron fist or hand in a velvet glove)

Example Sentences Including 'velvet glove'

Good God, if the velvet glove comes off, laddie, no one will ever risk anything like it again, will they?
Kippax, Frank The Scar

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