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gaunt·let (gant·let)1

gauntlet (gantlet)1

 
pronunciation:
gawnt liht [or] gant liht
phrases:
throw down the gauntlet, take up the gauntlet
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a metal glove worn as part of a suit of armor.
definition 2: a long glove that extends above the wrist.
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phrase: throw down the gauntlet
phrase: take up the gauntlet
derivation: gauntleted (adj.)