knuckle-duster


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knuckle-duster

a metal bar fitted over the knuckles, often with holes for the fingers, for inflicting injury by a blow with the fist
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Police arrived and arrested Messon, who was carrying a knuckle-duster.
I told them that I did not have anything but they insisted I give them my wallet or they would destroy my face with a knuckle-duster and leave me in a pool of my own blood.
But he added it soon became apparent to his client that he should not have taken possession of the knuckle-duster.
She also denied threatening another with an offensive weapon which was a knuckle-duster, and a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
He had the knuckle-duster and a machete sheath and the blade itself was lying nearby.
The Recorder of Cardiff, Judge Eleri Rees, jailed Murray, of Heol Keir Hardie, Aberdare, for two years and told him: "There is something particularly cowardly about somebody who uses a knuckle-duster to hit an unarmed man.
He claimed that he had found the brass-made knuckle-duster and planned to weigh it in as scrap.
Almost got arrested at LAX for carrying an Alexander McQueen knuckle-duster purse.
The court heard Luke Cashman, who had come to the pub armed with a knuckle-duster and was "intoxicated", went into the toilet when he spotted a man going in who had given evidence against him four years earlier.
Kevin Saunders, defending, said the knuckle-duster was an "unsavoury" item, but stressed Stewart had never been in trouble for violence.
In my day, the only thumb-scan carried out at the door of pubs was to check that your knuckle-duster wasn't too chunky.