Do ‘gaunt’ and ‘gauntlet’ have something in common?
This two words ‘gaunt’ and ‘gauntlet’ sound similar and have a common root. But their meanings are unrelated. Can it be that gauntlet is somehow derived from gaunt? If yes, then I want to know etymology. Answer Gauntlet: protective gloves used as a form of armour: late Middle English: from Old French gantelet, diminutive of … Read more