verb (used with object)
Origin of gantlet1
Definition for gantlet (2 of 2)
Related formsgant·let·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for gantlet
A few of us followed in their wake, running a gantlet of cops trying to stop us for no reason they could reasonably explain.The Sedition Files: How an Indian Cartoonist Becomes a Criminal|Dilip D’Souza|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We are taken ashore and forced to run the gantlet of rows of soldiers while military TV films us.
Running that gantlet is a thankless task for a centrist candidate in a time of rabid RINO hunting.
So be it—we but accept the gantlet, which has been flung in our faces.Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States|Raphael Semmes
"I was able to make it the gantlet first," Timmendiquas was saying in his ear.The Riflemen of the Ohio|Joseph A. Altsheler
I have heard the story of your running the gantlet and surprising the road-agents.Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer|Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
We must then make a push, and, if the Indians or Frenchers are in the narrows, run the gantlet through these toppling mountains.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7|Charles H. Sylvester
The gantlet that he was to run extended from the cave to the bluff overhanging the river.IT and Other Stories|Gouverneur Morris