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  • n. Alternative spelling of knuckle duster.


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  • Police had found an extendable baton and a knuckleduster in his Mercedes after being called to his Plymouth home following allegations he hit his former wife, although no charges were pressed in relation to the assault allegation.

    The Apprentice candidate took part despite conviction

  • Farrell, 29, who served as a sniper with the marines in conflicts including Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo, has a conviction for possessing an extendable baton and a knuckleduster that he did not disclose to the production company that makes the show.

    The Apprentice candidate took part despite conviction

  • But it is the way in which, when it feels threatened, the EU reaches instinctively for the metaphorical knuckleduster and cosh in order to discourage and suppress dissent within its ranks that ought to give anyone with half a mind pause for thought.

    Archive 2008-03-09

  • One got six months, one four, and the knuckleduster got four months suspended plus 200 hours work.

    Three Blind Mice. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • I have dealt with three since; one knife, one baseball bat and one knuckleduster.

    Three Blind Mice. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • A jury today took less than half an hour to dismiss a knuckleduster charge against a Traveller who was wearing a gold ring at this year's Appleby horse fair, where police were accused of "heavy-handed" action against the huge gathering.

    Knuckleduster charge dismissed against Traveller who wore heavy gold ring

  • Reacher gave her the knuckleduster and his Glock and swapped the SIG from his left hand to his right.

    Bad Luck and Trouble

  • He took to alcohol and cards, undertook an adulterous affair with the wife of a soldier who was away on duty, stabbed her, and acquired a knuckleduster.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • Lieutenant Dorn pulled out a wicked-looking alloy knuckleduster, and Geordi had a stun rod.


  • A knife at her hip, with knuckleduster haft, was the single disagreeable feature.

    The Stars Are Also Fire


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