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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -gantlet-, *gantlet*
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GANTLET    G AO1 N T L AH0 T

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Gantlet \Gant"let\, n.
     A glove. See {Gauntlet}.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Gantlet \Gant"let\, n. [Gantlet is corrupted fr. gantlope;
     gantlope is for gatelope, Sw. gatlopp, orig., a running down
     a lane; gata street, lane + lopp course, career, akin to
     l["o]pa to run. See {Gate} a way, and {Leap}.]
     A military punishment formerly in use, wherein the offender
     was made to run between two files of men facing one another,
     who struck him as he passed.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     {To run the gantlet}, to suffer the punishment of the
        gantlet; hence, to go through the ordeal of severe
        criticism or controversy, or ill-treatment at many hands.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Winthrop ran the gantlet of daily slights.
                                                    --Palfrey.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Written also, but less properly, gauntlet.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  gantlet
      n 1: to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet";
           "took up the gauntlet" [syn: {gauntlet}, {gantlet}]
      2: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand [syn:
         {gauntlet}, {gantlet}, {metal glove}]
      3: a glove with long sleeve [syn: {gauntlet}, {gantlet}]
      4: the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow
         place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then
         diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times
      5: 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 [syn: {gauntlet},
         {gantlet}]

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