gauntlet


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Synonyms for gauntlet

throw down the gauntlet

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to offer or accept a challenge

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a glove with long sleeve

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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

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Greaves and knee-pieces were also of leather backed by steel, and their gauntlets and shoes were of iron plates, craftily jointed, So, with jingle of arms and clatter of hoofs, they rode across the Bridge of Avon, while the burghers shouted lustily for the flag of the five roses and its gallant guard.
She wore dogskin gloves, with gauntlets that protected her wrists.
There was a steel head-piece, a cuirass, a gorget and greaves, with a pair of gauntlets and a sword hanging beneath; all, and especially the helmet and breastplate, so highly burnished as to glow with white radiance, and scatter an illumination everywhere about upon the floor.
Because I shall wear shining armor and gauntlets of steel, like the other white princes, and ride on a horse.
It turns out the item is a character gauntlet called 'Road Complex AA1' and has design graphics which resembles the Kekistan flag.
BRAVE participants ran the gauntlet of gladiators at a fun-packed event near Cardiff yesterday.
He used the Infinity Gauntlet to destroy half the universe's population in an effort to prove his love.
Look closely between the glove and the gauntlet and you can see a wiring harness.
Gatorland, the "Alligator Capital of the World," officially launched its newest zipline ride, the Gator Gauntlet, an attraction accessible to park patrons with mobility challenges or other disabilities.
THE Gauntlet Games gladiator-themed obstacle race will return to Cardiff this summer.
Gauntlet Private Investments, a real estate-focused private equity firm, said it has secured a USD6.
He was released yesterday and ran the gauntlet of photographers as he walked to a nearby hotel.
Contract Notice: Design, Provide and Install Play Equipment, Red Gauntlet Road, Helensburgh
To use the Gauntlet Keyboard, you would point your thumb at specific points on your opposing fingers to "type" a letter or keyboard function.
Alongside the more traditional beaded cleansers are a new range of Rozalex Gauntlet "fruities" such as a natural orange, natural lime and a 100% solvent free lemon cleanser.