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Gauntlet

Gaunt´let
n.1.(Mil.) See Gantlet.
1.A glove of such material that it defends the hand from wounds.
2.A long glove, covering the wrist.
3.(Naut.) A rope on which hammocks or clothes are hung for drying.
To take up the gauntlet
to accept a challenge.
To throw down the gauntlet
to offer or send a challenge. The gauntlet or glove was thrown down by the knight challenging, and was taken up by the one who accepted the challenge; - hence the phrases.
Noun1.gauntlet - to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"
Synonyms: gantlet
2.Gauntletgauntlet - a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
Synonyms: metal glove, gantlet
3.gauntlet - a glove with long sleeve
Synonyms: gantlet
4.gauntlet - a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim
Synonyms: gantlet
battle cry, bid to combat, brass knuckles, cesta, cestus, challenge, confinement, dare, defi, defy, dismemberment, double dare, estrapade, gage, gage of battle, galleys, glove, handwear, hard labor, impalement, imprisonment, incarceration, jailing, keelhauling, kid gloves, kids, martyrdom, mittens, mitts, mousquetaire gloves, mousquetaires, muff, penal servitude, picketing, railriding, rebel yell, rock pile, strappado, tar-and-feathering, the gantlet, torment, torture, war cry, war whoop
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