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knuckle duster

noun as in brass knuckles


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We called him the "distinguished knuckle-duster;" and he called himself, the "famous artilleryman."

I have used a hand-bayonet which sticks out from the fist like a knuckle-duster and is about six inches long.

There were papers in his coat, also a knuckle-duster, a big clasp-knife, and an automatic pistol.

This she proposed to do with the help of a knuckle-duster, which she produced and gave to Gaudry.

He had the medal in it still between his fingers, using it like a knuckle-duster.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knuckle-dusters, such as: brass knucks, knuckles, and knucks.

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