Thesaurus > Related Words: gantlet

  Words related to gantlet

Related / Similar Words: gauntlet, metal glove

 

Definition:
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • a glove with long sleeve;
  • a glove of armored leather; protects the hand;
  • to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet";

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    Part Meronyms: body armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphract

     

    Anagrams: elegant

     

     
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