1. a medieval glove, as of mail or plate, worn by a knight in armor to protect the hand.
2. a glove with an extended cuff for the wrist.
3. the cuff itself. Idioms
4. take up the gauntlet, to accept a challenge to fight: He was always willing to take up the gauntlet for a good cause. to show one's defiance. Also, take up the glove.
5. throw down the gauntlet, to challenge. to defy. Also, throw down the glove.
"hands can be gauntleted."
"fists can be gauntleted."
"fistses can be gauntleted."
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