Overview

gauntlet


Related Overviews

run

 

'gauntlet' can also refer to...

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

Gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

gauntlet

Gauntlet, Adela

Running the Gauntlet Entry of New Firms into China's Telecommunications Service Market

A Gauntlet Thrown Schubert’s ‘Einsamkeit,’ D 620, and Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte

Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (1912—1979) actor

 
Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Undergo the former military punishment of receiving blows while running between two rows of men with sticks; chiefly in run the gauntlet. The word comes (in the mid 17th century) from an alteration of Swedish gatlopp, from gata ‘lane’ + lopp ‘course’, by association with gauntlet1.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.