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gnarled

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gnarled

adjective \ˈnär(-ə)ld\

of wood : having many twists and hard bumps or knots

: bumpy or twisted

Full Definition of GNARLED

1
:  full of knots or gnarls :  knotty <gnarled hands>
2
:  crabbed in disposition, aspect, or character

Examples of GNARLED

  1. the old man's gnarled fingers

Origin of GNARLED

probably alteration of knurled
First Known Use: 1603

Other Wood Production Terms

cord, lumber, punk

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