Definition of knuckleduster in English:

knuckleduster

Line breaks: knuckle|dust¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌk(ə)ldʌstə
 
/

noun

A metal guard worn over the knuckles in fighting to increase the effect of blows.
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  • Another man claims he saw Henderson punch a hooded prisoner in the face with a knuckleduster.
  • He told the jury if a knuckleduster had been used it had not caused the fractures to Mr Najeib's nose and cheekbone.
  • And throw away the bronze knuckledusters which you used to pulverize that man.

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