from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. A metal chain or a set of rings attached to a bar that can be fitted over the fingers to increase the impact of a blow with the fist.
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- n. A weapon consisting of a metal reinforcement for the clenched fist, with finger holes molded in.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
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