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synonyms for knuckle-dusters

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

Most of the farmers wore linen dusters and broad straw hats, but their women had put on all their finery.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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
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
I dont see why they should have bothered about having the dusters, but I suppose it was traditional.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Most of them look as if they had collected all the dish-clouts and dusters which had seen service and piled them on anyhow.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Meanwhile, put aside all that idea and knuckle down and help.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
"Some of mother's dusters are very pretty, young woman," said her father.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KNUCKLE-DUSTERS

  • brass knucks
  • knuckle-dusters
  • knuckles
  • knucks
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