gauntlet

  • 1 Gauntlet — or gantlet may mean:* Gauntlet (glove), protective gloves used as a form of armour * Gauntlet (marking), the white markings on one or more of the legs of an animal such as a cat or rabbit, making them look like they have a long white glove on *… …

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  • 2 Gauntlet — Éditeur Atari Games Développeur Atari Games Concepteur Ed Logg …

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  • 3 Gauntlet IV — Éditeur Tengen Développeur Tengen Date de sortie 1993 Genre Action Mode de jeu 1 à 4 joueurs Plate forme …

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  • 4 Gauntlet — es una serie arcade de juegos de mazmorras desarrollado por Atari Games. Los juegos de la serie pueden referirse a: Gauntlet (1985) Gauntlet II (1986) Gauntlet: The Third Encounter (1990) Gauntlet III: The Final Quest (1991) Gauntlet IV (1993)… …

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  • 5 gauntlet — Ⅰ. gauntlet [1] ► NOUN 1) a stout glove with a long loose wrist. 2) a glove worn as part of medieval armour, made of leather with protective steel plates. ● take up (or throw down) the gauntlet Cf. ↑throw down the gauntlet …

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  • 6 Gauntlet — Gaunt let, n. [F. gantelet, dim. of gant glove, LL. wantus, of Teutonic origin; cf. D. want, Sw. & Dan. vante, Icel. v[ o]ttr, for vantr.] 1. A glove of such material that it defends the hand from wounds. [1913 Webster] Note: The gauntlet of the… …

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  • 7 Gauntlet — (engl.: Fehdehandschuh) bezeichnet unter anderem folgende Dinge: ein Computerspiel aus dem Jahr 1985, siehe Gauntlet (Computerspiel) das russische Luftabwehrraketensystem SA 15 Gauntlet, siehe Tor M1 einen Film von 1977, siehe Der Mann, der… …

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  • 8 gauntlet — There are two distinct words here: (1) ‘a stout glove’ used in the expression throw down the gauntlet (= accept a challenge), from an Old French diminutive of gant meaning ‘glove’, and (2) used in the phrase run the gauntlet (= undergo a… …

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  • 9 gauntlet — gauntlet1 [gônt′lit, gänt′lit] n. [ME < OFr gantelet, dim. of gant, a glove < Frank * want, a mitten, akin to EFris wante] 1. a medieval glove, usually of leather covered with metal plates, worn by knights in armor to protect the hand in… …

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  • 10 Gauntlet — (Gand, Glove, French) Gauntlets made their appearance in the reign of Edward I. Previously the hands were protected by the ends of the sleeves of; the coat of mail. When these sleeves were made to terminate at the wrist, gauntlets of. leather,… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 11 Gauntlet — Gaunt let, n. (Mil.) See {Gantlet}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 gauntlet — Ⅰ. gaunt·let1 also gant·let (gônt’lĭt, gänt’ ) n. 1. A protective glove, usually extending over some of the forearm, worn as part of medieval armor. 2. Any of various protective gloves, usually with an extended or flared cuff, as used in certain… …

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  • 13 Gauntlet II — Infobox VG title = Gauntlet II developer = Atari Games publisher = Atari Games designer = Ed Logg release = 1986 genre = Hack and slash RPG/Run and gun modes = Up to 4 players simultaneously cabinet = Upright arcade system = display = Raster,… …

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  • 14 gauntlet — I n. challenge 1) to throw down the gauntlet 2) to pick up, take up the gauntlet II n. ordeal to run a gauntlet (to run the gauntlet of reporters) * * * [ gɔːntlɪt] take up the gauntlet [ challenge ] to throw down the gauntlet to pick up [ ordeal …

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  • 15 gauntlet — [[t]gɔ͟ːntlɪt[/t]] gauntlets 1) N COUNT: usu pl Gauntlets are long, thick, protective gloves. ...a pair of pale yellow leather driving gauntlets. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If you pick up the gauntlet or take up the gauntlet, you accept the challenge… …

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  • 16 gauntlet — The gauntlet of ‘run the gauntlet’ has no etymological connection with gauntlet ‘glove’ [15]. The latter was borrowed from Old French gantelet, a diminutive form of gant ‘glove’. This was originally a Germanic loanword, with surviving relatives… …

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  • 17 gauntlet — The gauntlet of ‘run the gauntlet’ has no etymological connection with gauntlet ‘glove’ [15]. The latter was borrowed from Old French gantelet, a diminutive form of gant ‘glove’. This was originally a Germanic loanword, with surviving relatives… …

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  • 18 Gauntlet DS — Infobox VG title = Gauntlet developer = Backbone Entertainment publisher = Eidos Interactive Midway Games release = vgrelease|NA=October 1, 2008 genre = Hack and slash modes = Single player; 2 to 4 player cooperative, competitive modes platforms …

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  • 19 gauntlet — {{11}}gauntlet (1) glove, early 15c., gantelet, from O.Fr. gantelet (13c.) gauntlet worn by a knight in armor, also a token of one s personality or person, and symbolizing a challenge, e.g. tendre son gantelet throw down the gauntlet (a sense… …

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  • 20 gauntlet — I. /ˈgɔntlət / (say gawntluht) noun 1. a medieval glove, as of mail or plate, to protect the hand. 2. a glove with a cuff like extension for the wrist. 3. the cuff itself. –phrase 4. take up the gauntlet, to accept a challenge, originally to a… …

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