gantelet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gant +‎ -elet.

Noun[edit]

gantelet m ‎(plural gantelets)

  1. gauntlet (armored glove)
  2. gauntlet (falconer's glove)
  3. gauntlet (challenge)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation in the late 13th century in the plural gantelés. From gant +‎ -elet (no evidence of an intermediate *gantel).

Noun[edit]

gantelet m ‎(oblique plural gantelez or ganteletz, nominative singular gantelez or ganteletz, nominative plural gantelet)

  1. gauntlet (armored glove)

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References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (gantelet, supplement)