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Meaning of gantlet

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet";
           "took up the gauntlet" [syn: {gauntlet}, {gantlet}]
      2: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand [syn:
         {gauntlet}, {gantlet}, {metal glove}]
      3: a glove with long sleeve [syn: {gauntlet}, {gantlet}]
      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},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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