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Definition of Gauntlets
GauntletGauntlet Gaunt"let, n. (Mil.)
See Gantlet. GauntletGauntlet Gaunt"let, n. [F. gantelet, dim. of gant glove, LL.
wantus, of Teutonic origin; cf. D. want, Sw. & Dan. vante,
Icel. v["o]ttr, for vantr.]
1. A glove of such material that it defends the hand from
Note: The gauntlet of the Middle Ages was sometimes of chain
mail, sometimes of leather partly covered with plates,
scales, etc., of metal sewed to it, and, in the 14th
century, became a glove of small steel plates,
carefully articulated and covering the whole hand
except the palm and the inside of the fingers.
2. A long glove, covering the wrist.
3. (Naut.) A rope on which hammocks or clothes are hung for
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.
Meaning of Gauntlets from wikipedia
or The Gauntlet
(glove), protective gloves
used as a form of armor Running
, a form of physical
- butchers often
to protect their hands
from the sharp edges
of knives. Motorcyclists
made of leather
Publications. p. 102. Berry, Michael
(January 1992). "Silver Gauntlets
: An Interview
with Ron Lim". Wizard
#5. New York City: Wizard
is a fantasy-themed hack and slash
game by Atari
Games. It is noted
one of the first
multi-player dungeon crawl arcade
- To run the gauntlet
is to take part in a form of corporal punishment
the party judged guilty
to run between
two rows of soldiers, who...
- by the respective
team. Gauntlets alternated between
" and "Female Gauntlets
". Host: T. J. Lavin, BMX rider
The final Veterans
- Into the Gauntlet
is the tenth
book in The 39 Clues novel
series. It was written
by Margaret Peterson Haddix
31, 2010. In the beginning...
- with a council
of alternate universe
of them wear Infinity Gauntlets
only work in their respective
4. In Episode
5, three female Gauntlets
into the game, it is mentioned
are five female Gauntlets
left. At the end, only four of those...
- from the last Gauntlet
. Adam was ****bent on eliminating Sarah
from the show, playing
a key role in sending
her into her five gauntlets
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