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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gantlet(0.01094 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Gantlet.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: to offer or accept a challenge; “threw down the gauntlet”;
“took up the gauntlet” [syn: gauntlet]
2: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand [syn: gauntlet,
3: a glove with long sleeve [syn: gauntlet]
4: 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: 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 [syn: gauntlet]
English → English (gcide)
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.
Note: Written also, but less properly, gauntlet.
Gantlet \Gant"let\, n.
A glove. See Gauntlet.