gauntlet noun 1. (long glove) 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.
Noun 2. (history) a. la guantelete m, manopla (F) 3. (fig) a. no direct translation to throw or fling down the gauntlet arrojar el guante 4. (fig) a. no direct translation to take up the gauntlet recoger el guante, aceptar el reto 5. (fig) a. no direct translation to run the gauntlet of something exponerse a algo gauntlet [ˈɡɔːntlɪt]
[of knight] guantelete (m); manopla (f); [of motorcyclist etc] guante (m) to run the gauntlet (Mil) (Hist) correr baquetas 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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