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a bandage covering the hand and fingers like a glove.
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.