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knuckle

1. a joint of a finger, esp that connecting a finger to the hand
2. the cylindrical portion of a hinge through which the pin passes
3. an angle joint between two members of a structure

Knuckle

The part of a hinge containing the holes through which the pin passes.

knuckle

[′nək·əl]
(mining engineering)
The place on an incline where there is a sudden change in grade.

knuckle

One of the cylindrically projecting parts of a hinge through which the pin passes.
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Police caught Thompson at 4am in Stockton's Dovecot Street with the brass knuckle - a gift from his brother-in-law - in his pocket.
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The gold clutch handbag with solid knuckle duster style handle was not allowed to be taken on to a flight leaving the airport yesterday morning.
Andy Day, mitigating for Allsop, explained that his client had reacted after being threatened with the knuckle duster.
20pm on August 27 of the accused inside the Marine Hotel in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, wearing the knuckle duster.
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He was then allowed to pick the distribution of knuckle lengths to be inserted.
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Aiden's just got to knuckle down to try to get into Everton's first team, which is never easy because they've got a lot of quality players.