gauntlets

All Noun
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  • She rose and drew on her gauntlets in a business-like manner. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • No one approached the table until he had returned to his seat and put on his gauntlets. Cited from Recollections of My Youth, by Ernest Renan
  • My dear child, you look as if you wanted to be throwing down gauntlets to-day too! Cited from Three Comedies, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • She drew one of her little gray gauntlets from her belt. Cited from Overland Red, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • She stripped the gauntlets from her hands and set about making breakfast. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Her gauntlets fitted well the small, firm hands, and her foot was ever well-shod. Cited from The Law of the Land, by Emerson Hough
  • I affected to see nothing, however, but went by him easily, and into the room, drawing off my gauntlets as entered. Cited from Memoirs of a Minister of France, by Stanley Weyman
  • She was rising to her feet, drawing on her gauntlets. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • She also put on a pair of long gauntlets. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • She had as yet removed neither her Stetson hat nor her gauntlets. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Slowly and deliberately he smoothed out his gauntlets and laid them down on the table. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • As she stood on the porch drawing up her gauntlets a young man cantered into sight. Cited from A Daughter of the Dons, by William MacLeod Raine
  • But she delayed response; she first slipped off the gauntlets she was wearing and then gave him her hand. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • And so the two exchanged a glance and drew on their gauntlets and said they must be riding home. Cited from The Iron Furrow, by George C. Shedd
  • The whole party was prepared for a long ride, as their spurs and gauntlets show. Cited from John Wilkes Booth, by George Alfred Townsend
  • Kenric stood still, taking off his fur gauntlets and putting his hand to his sword. Cited from The Thirsty Sword, by Robert Leighton
  • Gauntlets at the stations allows freight cars to clear the high-level platforms.
  • The second key takes the form of two silver gauntlets, which can be used to form objects and creatures out of Nothing.
  • I did my writing in head-net and gauntlets. Cited from Through the Brazilian Wilderness, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • She tore off one of her gauntlets and hurled it in his face. Cited from Greenmantle, by John Buchan
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Root form of gauntlets is gauntlet for the noun.

Meaning of gauntlets

  • 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