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What is the origin to the phrase, “Treat him with kid gloves”?
When tanned and used for gloves, the skin of immature goats or kids produces a much more soft and supple product than leather. It’s also extremely durable and used for work gloves with a great deal of flexibility and comfort. To treat someone “with kid gloves” means to treat them especially gently.

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