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What does it mean when you dream about gloves?

Trying to avoid getting one’s hands “dirty” or being in a situation so delicate that “kid gloves” are required for handling it suggests a situation where the utmost diplomacy is required. Alternatively, putting gloves on to “duke it out” indicates aggressive behavior is required.

References in classic literature ?
While Miss Skiffins was taking off her bonnet (she retained her green gloves during the evening as an outward and visible sign that there was company), Wemmick invited me to take a walk with him round the property, and see how the island looked in wintertime.
Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking:
Well, take your hat and gloves," returned Monte Cristo.
Our gloves are glued with the frozen blood, Our eyes with the drifting snow; But we come back to our wives again, Back from the edge of the floe!
But as I was saying," he resumed, as the negro, still ostentatiously pulling on his yellow gloves, betook himself briskly towards the watering-place, a queer music-hall figure against that grey and frosty scene--"as I was saying, I couldn't describe the man very minutely, but he had a flourish and old-fashioned whiskers and moustachios, dark or dyed, as in the pictures of foreign financiers, round his neck was wrapped a long purple scarf that thrashed out in the wind as he walked.
I can always tell when a gentleman understands putting on kid gloves.
To think that, but for the coming of this wonderful Mademoiselle Violet, he might even now have been furnishing a small shop on the outskirts of Islington, with collars and ties and gloves designed to attract the youth of that populous neighborhood!
he asked as he sat down, his hat and gloves in his hand.
By the time Dorothy and her friends had re-entered her room, the Scarecrow was there, and he gave the girl a hearty embrace and shook the hands of the others with his own squashy hands, which were white gloves filled with straw.
Both men were being helped into the gloves by their seconds, and one of Ponta's seconds came over and examined the gloves before they went on Joe's hands.
I must run home and get my things," said Polly, resolving on the spot to buy the nicest pair of gloves the city afforded.
Her gloves were off and in one hand, and I remember, lightly and daringly, in mock reproof for something I had said, how she tapped my lips with a tiny flirt of those gloves.