Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Jointed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Jointed.

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  • adjective Involving a certain type of knuckles.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of knuckle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "It just kind of knuckled on me and hit the post," Knuble said of his missed first chance.

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  • All the amusement and mischief vanished from Belladonna’s face and her somber expression knuckled a fist of apprehension into Kallie’s guts.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Once we made it out on the street (s), the traffic – and my white-knuckled grip on the edge of my seat – increased ten-fold.

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  • Like the mate's, they were thick-boned, broken-knuckled, and malformed.

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  • White-knuckled, she gripped the clacking needles so ferociously she could have knitted the booties in gale force winds and they still would have turned out ankle-stranglers.

    First

  • They were large-knuckled, sinewy and malformed by labour, rimed with callouses, the nails blunt and broken, and with here and there cuts and bruises, healed and healing, such as are common to the hands of hard-working men.

    SAMUEL

  • He saw that her toil-worn, weather-exposed hands were like a man's, callused, large-knuckled, and gnarled, and that her stockingless feet were thrust into heavy man's brogans.

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  • His arms were long, like prehistoric man's, and his hands were like soup-plates, twisted and gnarled, and big-knuckled from toil.

    TOO MUCH GOLD

  • He went to crawl through the post fence, rifle clenched even tighter in his knuckled fist.

    Kings of Colorado

  • His arms were long, like prehistoric man's, and his hands were like soup-plates, twisted and gnarled, and big-knuckled from toil.

    Too Much Gold

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