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Definitions of "knuckle-duster"
- Slang Brass knuckles. noun
- Alternative spelling of knuckle duster. noun
- Same as knuckle noun
The word "knuckle-duster" in example sentences
I see beastly flashbulbs of many thingummies moving in the landfall without the slightest knuckle-duster of the landfall I see all the many thingummies going about the landfall.. [Parajanov Contra Zizek (oder selbst proclaimed Brechtian Beast Z vs aSublime moving picture for magnitude of efficacy.)]
DuPont moved and fought like a professional boxer – and on each fist he had a savage knuckle-duster with spikes on the outer edge.. [Spell of Magic – Part 9 « Official Harry Harrison News Blog]
I slipped my revolver into my right-hand pocket and a knuckle-duster over my left fist, where it was ready and yet would not stop me from being able to work my flashlight.. [Carnacki, the Ghost Finder]
The old man, perhaps mistaking the signet ring for a knuckle-duster, put some space between them.. [Disordered Minds]
Her fist encased in a knuckle-duster hit Marie square between the eyes.. [faceless]
“And your knuckle-duster only cost me a couple of teeth …”. [In the Rue Pigalle]
He slipped the knife, the knuckle-duster and the revolver into his overcoat pocket, and with apparent unconcern searched in every corner of the place, even opening the ice-box and the telephone booth.. [In the Rue Pigalle]
This was the case with Christiani who, ten years previously, when arrested, had promptly struck Maigret with his knuckle-duster and who was now owner of a couple of “houses” in Paris and another at Barcelonnette.. [In the Rue Pigalle]
He would doubtless have changed his mind on seeing Maigret suddenly glance at the camelhair overcoat belonging to one of the customers and hanging on the coat-rack, go up to it, thrust his hand into the pockets and pull out a knuckle-duster; and then on hearing the Superintendent remark goodhumouredly:. [In the Rue Pigalle]
The newcomer was a plain-clothes policeman and he had used a pair of handcuffs as a knuckle-duster and had taken the ruffian clean on the point of the chin.. [Recollections With Photogravure Portrait of the Author and a number of Original Letters, of which one by George Meredith and another by Robert Louis Stevenson are reproduced in facsimile]
A heavy blow on the face laid open his cheek, and he saw the little red-headed man who had slipped on his heavy brass knuckle-duster dodge back into the crowd.. [The Grell Mystery]
If the warning were not sufficient the left hand of the little man would drop to his jacket pocket, and when it emerged it would be decorated with a heavy brass knuckle-duster.. [The Grell Mystery]
Fred fingered a heavy knuckle-duster in his pocket nervously.. [The Grell Mystery]
His idea of fighting happened to centre in a knuckle-duster with an ugly dagger on the end of it.. [The Return of Blue Pete]
Fists or a knuckle-duster did well enough for robbery, the inspector observed oracularly; it was only when a man went "a bit off his head" that he took to daggers; and there was more of that sort of thing about -- presumably meaning jealousy -- than any one would credit.. [A Bachelor's Dream]
Keith had a knuckle-duster he had copied from one a policeman had shown him in the summer.. [The Rising of the Moon]