Knuckle ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Knuckle ( noun )

  1. A rounded protuberance on a joint; a joint that can be bent and straightened as in a finger.
  2. A small rounded protuberance, such as one on a stem or leaf.

Origin:

Middle english knokkel, from old english cnocc, from old norse knokkr.

Examples:

  1. He rubbed his sore knuckles after the fight.
  2. The plant has a soft knuckle where it is connected to the stem.
  3. She held her knuckles to her chin and looked down at the floor.
  4. The old man had big knuckles and arthritis made them even larger.
  5. He cracked his knuckles as he prepared to solve the puzzle.

(As a verb)

Knuckle ( verb )

  1. A rounded protuberance on a joint; a joint that can be bent and straightened as in a finger.
  2. A small rounded protuberance, such as one on a stem or leaf.

Origin:

Middle english knokkel, from old english cnocc, from old norse knokkr.

Examples:

  1. He rubbed his sore knuckles after the fight.
  2. The plant has a soft knuckle where it is connected to the stem.
  3. She held her knuckles to her chin and looked down at the floor.
  4. The old man had big knuckles and arthritis made them even larger.
  5. He cracked his knuckles as he prepared to solve the puzzle.
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