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Overview of noun gauntlet

The noun gauntlet has 4 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. 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)

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