Word of the Day – June 23 – Gauntlet

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Gauntlet  (GAWNT-let)

Definition:

1. A glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand.

2. Any of various protective gloves used especially in industry.

3. An open challenge as to combat.

4. A dress glove extending above the wrist.

Sample sentence: After dinner, Roger threw down the gauntlet and challenged his brother to a game of basketball out in the driveway.

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