Origin of gantlope
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Similar in nature to running the gantlope, and equally cowardly and cruel, was “passing the pikes.”
The method of punishing by running the gantlope was very exactly defined in English martial law.
Running the gantlope was a military punishment in universal use in the seventeenth century in England and on the continent.
Gantlope was the earlier and more correct form of the word now commonly called gantlet.