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.
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.
To overlap (railroad tracks) so as to make a gantlet.
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.
To converge (railroad tracks) to form a gantlet.
A series of troubles or difficulties.
Origin of gantlet
Variant of gauntlet