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Overview of noun gantlet

The noun gantlet has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. gauntlet, gantlet

(to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet")

2. gauntlet, gantlet, metal glove

(a glove of armored leather; protects the hand)

3. gauntlet, gantlet

(a glove with long sleeve)

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. gauntlet, 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) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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