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noun as in brass knuckles

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The soldier launches into a comical strut and pretends to polish his guard box with his knuckles.

Ray seemed to understand immediately and said “Yeah,” offering his knuckles.

Craig Dershowitz spent $60,000 fighting for the return of his dog Knuckles after an acrimonious breakup with his girlfriend.

Subject has athletic build, calloused knuckles, broken nose – characteristics of martial arts practitioners.

He turned the page and ran his fingerless knuckles down the closely-written columns.

Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.

Aristide, however, went up to the door; as there was neither knocker nor bell, he rapped with his knuckles.

Marius, without further heeding him, stepped to mademoiselle's door and rapped on a panel with brisk knuckles.

She shrank back, her hands locking themselves one in the other till the knuckles showed white.

Mike could push his knuckles hard into the faces of people who owed him money, and he'd never even be arrested.


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

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