|1.||[ noun ] (clothing) a glove of armored leather; protects the hand|
|Related terms:||glove chain_mail body_armor|
|2.||[ noun ] 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|
|3.||[ noun ] to offer or accept a challenge|
"threw down the gauntlet" "took up the gauntlet"
|4.||[ noun ] (clothing) a glove with long sleeve|