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synonyms for knuckle duster

  • brass knucks
  • knuckle-dusters
  • knuckles
  • knucks
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How to use knuckle duster in a sentence

Edna was sitting on the tabouret, idly brushing the tips of a feather duster along the carpet when he came in again.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He had their undivided attention in a moment, without the rapping of Miss Carringtons hard knuckle on the table top.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Bobby said that that knuckle of Gee Gees middle finger had been abnormally developed by continued bringing the class to order.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Again the man stops at my door, his head turning right and left, the while he diligently plies the duster.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
By chance he heard us warned for guard, and at once went to his tent and returned with a ham knuckle.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
Three were used at a time, thrown from the fritillus, as were the knuckle-bones (Fig. 132), but the sides counted that came up.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
If this rounding is carried to excess we get the Knuckle thread shown at (d).
AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
Mrs. Owen appeared ready for this adventure with her tall figure wrapped in a linen "duster."
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
"Everything is so sweet and cosey I almost envy you," she added, dusting the top of the clock with a tiny feather duster.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Meanwhile, put aside all that idea and knuckle down and help.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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