gantelope
or gantlope noun Etymology: modification of Swedish gatlopp, from Old Swedish gatulop, from gata road + lop course Date: 1646 archaic gauntlet II

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  • gantelope — /gan tl ohp /, n. Archaic. gauntlet2. [1640 50; var. of GANTLOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • gantelope — gan·te·lope …   English syllables

  • gantelope — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Running the gauntlet — (alternative spellings gantlet and rarely gantlope or gantelope) is a form of physical punishment wherein a man is compelled to run between two rows a gauntlet of soldiers who strike him as he passes.Roman predecessorFustuarium (a Latin… …   Wikipedia

  • gauntlet — I. noun also gantlet Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French gantelet, diminutive of gant glove, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch want glove, Old Norse vǫttr Date: 15th century 1. a glove worn with medieval armor to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gantlope — noun see gantelope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gantlet — Ⅰ. gant·let1 (gônt’lĭt, gänt’ ) n. ▸ A section of double railroad tracks formed by the temporary convergence of two otherwise parallel tracks in such a way that each set remains independent while traversing the same ground, affording passage at a …   Word Histories

  • gauntlet — Ⅰ. gaunt·let1 also gant·let (gônt’lĭt, gänt’ ) n. 1. A protective glove, usually extending over some of the forearm, worn as part of medieval armor. 2. Any of various protective gloves, usually with an extended or flared cuff, as used in certain… …   Word Histories

  • ganser syndrome — /ganzar sindr6wm/gaen(t)s3rV. A setting in which questions are given nonsensical answers from which a hidden relevancy may be inferred. This is observed in prisoners who wish to gain leniency by simulating mental clouding. Gantelope… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ganser syndrome — /ganzar sindr6wm/gaen(t)s3rV. A setting in which questions are given nonsensical answers from which a hidden relevancy may be inferred. This is observed in prisoners who wish to gain leniency by simulating mental clouding. Gantelope… …   Black's law dictionary

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