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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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The Dunphy show promises to be the jewel in TV3's crown, as it throws down the gauntlet to RTE in the fight for the Friday night audience.