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Gantlet

Gant´let
n.1.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.
1.A glove. See Gauntlet.
Noun1.gantlet - to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"
Synonyms: gauntlet
2.Gantletgantlet - a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
3.gantlet - a glove with long sleeve
Synonyms: gauntlet
4.gantlet - the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times
5.gantlet - 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: gauntlet
battle cry, bid to combat, brass knuckles, cesta, cestus, challenge, confinement, dare, defi, defy, dismemberment, double dare, estrapade, gage, gage of battle, galleys, gauntlet, 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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