gauntlet
noun
1. (long glove) 
a. el guante (M) 
The falcon was perched on his trainer's leather gauntlet.El halcón estaba posado sobre el guante de cuero de su adiestrador.
2. (piece of armor) 
A full suit of armor with gauntlets was extremely heavy.Una armadura completa con guanteletes era extremadamente pesada.
The knight was lucky his gauntlet protected him from the sword's blade.El caballero tuvo suerte de que su manopla lo protegiera del filo de la espada.
gauntlet
Noun
1. (glove) 
a. el guante (largo) (M) 
2. (history) 
a. la guantelete m, manopla (F) 
3. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to throw or fling down the gauntletarrojar el guante
4. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to take up the gauntletrecoger el guante, aceptar el reto
5. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to run the gauntlet of somethingexponerse a algo
gauntlet [ˈɡɔːntlɪt]
noun
[of knight] guantelete (m); manopla (f); [of motorcyclist etc] guante (m)
to run the gauntlet (Mil) (Hist) correr baquetas
to run the gauntlet (of)
he had to run a gauntlet of abuse as he arrived for the meeting tuvo que aguantar una sarta de improperios a su llegada a la reunión
to throw down/take up the gauntlet arrojar/recoger el guante
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throw down the gauntlet
arrojar el guante
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