knuckle

Definitions

General English

Cars & Driving

  • noun the joint of a hinge through which the pin passes
  • noun a hinged joint between two rods or tubes

Construction

  • One of the enlarged, protruding, cylindrical parts of a hinge through which the pin is inserted.

Food

Medical

  • noun the back of each joint on a person’s hand

Slang

  • verb to hit, beat someone up. A word used in Britain by street gangs and other ‘toughs’.

Travel

  • noun a joint on the leg of an animal
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