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Gantlet
Gantlet Gant"let, n. [Gantlet is corrupted fr. gantlope; gantlope is for gatelope, Sw. gatlopp, orig., a running down a lane; gata street, lane + lopp course, career, akin to l["o]pa to run. See Gate a way, and Leap.] A military punishment formerly in use, wherein the offender was made to run between two files of men facing one another, who struck him as he passed. To run the gantlet, to suffer the punishment of the gantlet; hence, to go through the ordeal of severe criticism or controversy, or ill-treatment at many hands. Winthrop ran the gantlet of daily slights. --Palfrey. Note: Written also, but less properly, gauntlet.
Gantlet
Gantlet Gant"let, n. A glove. See Gauntlet.

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- Look up gantlet, gauntlet, or gauntlets in Wiktionary, the free dictionary....
- Both senses of gauntlet had the variant spelling gantlet. For the punishment, the spelling gantlet is preferred in American English usage guides by Bryan...
- Run the Gantlet (1968–1986) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse and noted sire. He was out of the mare First Feather, whom owner Paul Mellon...
- Gauntlet track or interlaced track (also gantlet track) is an arrangement in which railway tracks run parallel on a single track bed and are interlaced...
- "Young-adult sensation 'The Maze Runner' gets ready to run the movie gantlet (Updated)". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 5, 2012. "Maze Runner...
- "Young-adult sensation 'The Maze Runner' gets ready to run the movie gantlet (Updated)". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 5, 2012. "Director...
- 2011). "Young-adult sensation The Maze Runner gets ready to run the movie gantlet (updated)". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 5 February 2012. Wilkinson...
- derivation of the word, the expression is sometimes written "running the gantlet." In the American West, when an opponent, whether a white person or an...
- "Young-adult sensation 'The Maze Runner' gets ready to run the movie gantlet (Updated)". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 5, 2012. "Maze Runner...
- Prisoner Episode: Losers Cry Deal Episode: Nothing to Lose Episode: The Gantlet 1962–1971 The Virginian Eric Kroeger Rev. Paul Martin Billy Landers Moran...
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