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gauntlet

 [gawnt´let]
a bandage covering the hand and fingers like a glove.

gaunt·let

(gawnt'let),
A glove. See: bandage.

gauntlet

/gaunt·let/ (gawnt´let) a bandage covering the hand and fingers like a glove.

gauntlet

(gawnt′lĕt) [Fr. gant, glove]
A glovelike bandage that fits the hand and fingers.
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When they are caught they rarely have to serve out the full terms of their sentence and they are often spirited away from jail early to avoid running the gauntlet of irate victims or the glare of publicity.
Train drivers are running the gauntlet of air guns, ambushes and brick-throwing mobs, while having to watch out for obstacles such as shopping trolleys, washing machines, concrete blocks and even vehicles on the tracks.
DINGHY sailors from around the country will be running the gauntlet of whatever the winter weather can throw at them at a secluded venue in north Warwickshire.
For the first time in years, salmon returning to spawn in the rivers will not be running the gauntlet of 'putcher' traps and drift nets which decimate their numbers.
Running the gauntlet amid plumes of water and smoke from attacking Nazi aircraft is this plucky passenger liner - unidentified because of wartime censorship - homeward-bound packed with troops of the Norwegian Expeditionary Force from Namsos to a 'port in northern Britain' (presumably Liverpool) as published on May 11, 1940.
But any right-thinking person must sympathise with terrorised workers running the gauntlet of assaults and intimidation while trying to do their jobs.
And wherever she went, she risked running the gauntlet of republican demonstrators.
Driving along the Dock Road is like wading through treacle, while other areas of the city are like running the gauntlet.