Gantlet definitions

gônt'lĭt, gänt'-
A section of railroad track through a narrow passage where two lines of track overlap, one rail of each line being within the rails of the other.
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A former military punishment in which the offender had to run between two rows of men who struck him with clubs, etc. as he passed.
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To overlap (railroad tracks) so as to make a gantlet.
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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 narrow place without need of switching.
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To converge (railroad tracks) to form a gantlet.
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A series of troubles or difficulties.
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Alternative spelling of gauntlet.
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Origin of gantlet

Variant of gauntlet