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  • adj. Involving a certain type of knuckles.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of knuckle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Jointed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Jointed.


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  • "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.

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

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


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

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  • 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.


  • 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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  • 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.


  • In a flash, Bobby was on him, tiny, white-knuckled fists flying, words and gibberish streaming from his tight red mouth.

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