knuckles knuckles  /ˈnə kəlz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand

Usage(s):

  1. Michelle and Barack Obama knocked knuckles as he took the stage to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, bringing new attention to the high-five's celebratory successor.
  2. The Illinois Senator refuses to knock knuckles with a student as he leaves the Eastside Community Ministry in Zanesville, Ohio.
  3. Knocking his knuckles once on the table, Toscani, 65, lets out a short bark of a laugh.

News

  1. Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

    Body Language With DJs Bigg Makk, Dr. Khan and Dizzlephunk Live hip-hop, trap, drum & bass and moombahton music. 9 p.m. Saturday; Rachel’s, 401 E. State Road 436, Casselberry; $10-$30; 407-617-4201. Brass Knuckles Live EDM set by the Miami trio. 10 p.m. Saturday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com . Crookers, Loudpvck Live set in the club by the Italian DJ duo ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Weekly

  2. Update on a Randy Orton Heel Turn, WWE NXT Roster Updates, Dolph Ziggler Takes a Shot

    - WWE developmental talents Angelo Dawkins, Baron Corbin, Enzo Amore, Judas Devlin, Knuckles Madsen, Memo Montenegro, Sawyer Fulton, Sylvester leFort, Travis Tyler, and Troy McClain have been added to the WWE NXT roster page on the WWE website.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lords of Pain

  3. Sheriff: Woman attempting to bring brass knuckles into Saginaw County courthouse stopped by deputy

    While attempting to enter the Saginaw County courthouse, a woman was stopped when a sheriff's deputy found brass knuckles among her belongings, officials say.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Saginaw News

Quotes

  1. "This is the most challenging [injury]," Bryant said. "I've played with sore ankles, broken knuckles and things like that. It's tough. It affects my follow-through."
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. "It's like the bully coming to the fight without the brass knuckles and the baseball bats. They've been bullying us," Jordan said. "We want to return the favor."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Eddie Jordan Source: USA Today

  3. "If you ask anybody I ever grew up with, I could never go out and have a good time," Lesnar said, laughing: "It was always go out and see who we could bruise our knuckles on."
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Brock Lesnar Source: SI.com

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