Definitions of knuckle
n. - The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers. 2
n. - The kneejoint, or middle joint, of either leg of a quadruped, especially of a calf; -- formerly used of the kneejoint of a human being. 2
n. - The joint of a plant. 2
n. - The joining pars of a hinge through which the pin or rivet passes; a knuckle joint. 2
n. - A convex portion of a vessel's figure where a sudden change of shape occurs, as in a canal boat, where a nearly vertical side joins a nearly flat bottom. 2
n. - A contrivance, usually of brass or iron, and furnished with points, worn to protect the hand, to add force to a blow, and to disfigure the person struck; as, brass knuckles; -- called also knuckle duster. 2
v. i. - To yield; to submit; -- used with down, to, or under. 2
v. t. - To beat with the knuckles; to pommel. 2
The word "knuckle" uses 7 letters: C E K K L N U.
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