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  • The man or men who made the attempt would have to run the gauntlet. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • A little water was added and off came the right hand gauntlet. Cited from A Daughter of the Sioux, by Charles King
  • The prisoners were made to run the gauntlet towards the council house, about distance.
  • They lost the title in a Gauntlet for the Gold match two weeks later.
  • Most of them tried to run the gauntlet; few, however, got through. Cited from The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson, by Edward A. Moore
  • A Gauntlet match is a quick series of one-fall one-on-one matches.
  • These circumstances gave me hopes that we might yet successfully run the gauntlet of our enemies. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Gauntlet also lives with his wife and daughter on base.
  • Stanley and his men were worn out with running the gauntlet month after month. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • The corps also had one black and one white glove and one blue and one white gauntlet.
  • This was struck from player to player, who wore a kind of gauntlet on the arm.
  • Only and succeeded in running the gauntlet, the remainder of the fleet having to turn back.
  • While losing the three-man tournament they did win the Tag Team gauntlet.
  • Car and Driver took up the gauntlet and defeated his car.
  • The Champion then threw down his gauntlet to prove he would fight to the death anyone who did.
  • Elsewhere, he was sent back through the gauntlet until death.
  • At least twenty soldiers ran the gauntlet whilst I was there, but not one of them was wounded. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • Considering his request, she stripped the gauntlet without purpose from one of her little brown hands. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • The former side-by-side Gauntlet course was now arranged in a diamond-shape.
  • It was a gauntlet the pursued men might well despair of being able to run. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
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Words starting with gauntlet

Synonyms of gauntlet

Meaning of gauntlet

  • noun To offer or accept a challenge
    threw down the gauntlet, took up the gauntlet
  • noun A glove of armored leather; protects the hand
  • noun A glove with long sleeve
  • noun 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