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synonyms for knucks

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

And as for the pummeling I got afterward with the knucks—that was my own lookout—the railroad company is not to blame for that.
THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
Bars were in full swing, brass knucks, pistols and knives glinted here and there.
THE STRONGHOLDMIRIAM HAYNIE
Many of the young men carry home-made billies or “brass knucks.”
OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERSHORACE KEPHART
"One-ear" Mike relied upon a pair of brass knucks—an heirloom in the family.
STRICTLY BUSINESSO. HENRY
He didn't have no knucks, boys—that hard-hoofed granger just naturally tore into the Dutchman with his bare hands.
TRAIL'S ENDGEORGE W. OGDEN
But it was the high crime of the code to slug him with brass or steel knuckles, commonly called knucks.
TRAIL'S ENDGEORGE W. OGDEN
However, he was willing to lend his revolver to the Marshal and a pair of brass "knucks" to Harry Squires.
ANDERSON CROW, DETECTIVEGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
They carried slings and knucks and used to go around with grown men, sometimes Joe Pink.
MITCH MILLEREDGAR LEE MASTERS
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WORDS RELATED TO KNUCKS

  • brass knucks
  • knuckle-dusters
  • knuckles
  • knucks
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