Definition of Gantlets

1. Noun. (plural of gantlet) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gantlets

1. gantlet [v] - See also: gantlet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gantlets

ganoins
ganomalite
ganophyllite
gans
gansey
ganseys
ganted
gantelope
gantelopes
gantenerumab
ganterite
ganting
gantlet
gantleted
gantleting
gantlets (current term)
gantline
gantlines
gantlope
gantlopes
gantries
gantrisin
gantry
gantry crane
gantry cranes
gantry scaffold
gantry scaffolds
gants
ganymedes
ganzfeld

Literary usage of Gantlets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"Practically all gloves had flaring gantlets of generous size, ... the gantlets commonly being embroidered with silken thread or with thin wire of silver or ..."

2. Seventh Reader by James Baldwin, Ida C. Bender (1911)
"A coat of linked mail, with long sleeves, plated gantlets, and a steel breastplate had not been esteemed a sufficient weight of armor; there was, also, ..."

3. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"... this Hercules of the North would grasp the handle of his terrible weapon, the thunderbolt or electric hammer, he is obliged to put on his iron gantlets. ..."

4. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"Practically all gloves had flaring gantlets of generous size, ... the gantlets commonly being embroidered with silken thread or with thin wire of silver or ..."

5. Seventh Reader by James Baldwin, Ida C. Bender (1911)
"A coat of linked mail, with long sleeves, plated gantlets, and a steel breastplate had not been esteemed a sufficient weight of armor; there was, also, ..."

6. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"... this Hercules of the North would grasp the handle of his terrible weapon, the thunderbolt or electric hammer, he is obliged to put on his iron gantlets. ..."

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