Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Gnarled; full of knurls or knots.
- Shrunken up.
- Milled: said of the serrated edge of a coin. Also called knarled. See mill, 4.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of knurl.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Full of knots; gnarled.
- adj. Milled, as the head of a screw, or the edge of a coin.
“Same characteristics as the other side, except instead of a nice crab claw on the end there was a big knurled knob about the size of my fist (then).”
“Bentley The workspace from the driver's seat is exemplary: A fantasia of knurled aluminum, polished brightwork, a door-to-door waistrail of walnut marquetry and piano-black fascia.”
“A fantasia of knurled aluminum, polished brightwork, a door-to-door waistrail of walnut marquetry and piano-black fascia.”
“While the knurled knob is pressing against the pane in two locations, it's not yet clear whether the glass has suffered any measurable damage.”
“Strike wheels are cut in a houndstooth pattern, and the edge of the flint-screw's head must be knurled.”
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“It was made of oak, knurled on the grip, lathe-troweled with three rings below the tip, drilled through the center and filled with a steel bolt, its black paint nicked, a leather thong threaded through the handle.”
“He gazed at the round edges of the brass casings that were inserted in the cylinder, the sheen of oil on the steel surfaces of the frame, the knurled tip of the hammer, the fine white bead on the barrel sight.”
“Remove and replace the factory knurled bolt knob with a smooth bolt knob $400.00”
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