gauntlet

gauntlet(
gand
-
liht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (long glove)
a. el guante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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. el guantelete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A full suit of armor with gauntlets was extremely heavy.Una armadura completa con guanteletes era extremadamente pesada.
b. la manopla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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.
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gauntlet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (glove)
a. el guante (largo)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (history)
a. la guantelete m, manopla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (fig)
a.
to throw or fling down the gauntletarrojar el guante
4. (fig)
a.
to take up the gauntletrecoger el guante, aceptar el reto
5. (fig)
a.
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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