gantlet

[n] - the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place
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Gantlet

• (n.) A military punishment formerly in use, wherein the offender was made to run between two files of men facing one another, who struck him as he passed. • (n.) A glove. See Gauntlet.
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gantlet

noun a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
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gantlet

noun the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times
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Gantlet

Gant'let noun [ Gantlet is corrupted from gantlope ; gantlope is for gatelope , Swedish gatlopp , orig., a running down a lane; gata street, lane + lopp course, career, akin to löpa to run. See Gate a way, and Leap .] A military punishment formerly in...
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Gantlet

A gantlet is a railway track construction for passing two lines through a narrow space with only enough room for one. The construction is such that the two lines converge so that their inner-rails cross, running parallel and diverge again allowing a train to remain on its own tracks.
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