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Noun: knuckles  nú-kulz
  1. A small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
    - brass knucks, knucks, brass knuckles, knuckle duster
Noun: knuckle  nú-kul
  1. A joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    - knuckle joint, metacarpophalangeal joint
Verb: knuckle  nú-kul
  1. Press or rub with the knuckles
  2. Shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground

Derived forms: knuckleses

Type of: arm, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, press, shoot, synovial joint, weapon, weapon system

Part of: finger

Encyclopedia: Knuckles