knuckle joint

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knuckle joint

noun

Definition of KNUCKLE JOINT

:  a hinge joint in which a projection with an eye on one piece enters a jaw between two corresponding projections with eyes on another piece and is retained by a pin or rivet

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First Known Use of KNUCKLE JOINT

circa 1864

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