gantlet

noun
gant·​let

less common spelling of

1 : a glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand
2 : any of various protective gloves used especially in industry
3 : an open challenge (as to combat) used in phrases like throw down the gauntlet
4 : a dress glove extending above the wrist

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“Gantlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gantlet. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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