Examples of gnarled in a Sentence
the old man's gnarled fingers
Recent Examples of gnarled from the Web
After customizing your pie with everything from pesto to prosciutto, snag a seat under the gnarled olive tree growing right in the center of the dining room.
A gnarled pōhutukawa located on the northernmost tip of Cape Reinga is particularly significant to the Maori.
Was there some genteel defiance in his choosing, of all Mahler symphonies, the 7th, which is the most gnarled and confounding?
As the sun dips, the sky blazes orange over the supernatural vista of gnarled Joshua trees and spiky cholla cactuses.
In another part of the garden, a gnarled lilac grows with one branch painted chartreuse, and zinnias peek out of a water trough.
A leafy canopy overhead cast dark shadows on the chaotic assortment of plants and shrubs and gnarled, outstretched branches.
The approximately 8-mile trail cuts through forests of gnarled red manzanita trees and offers views of Lake Hemet below.
Moss covers the rock outcroppings, the gnarled and twisted root of the hemlocks and the boulders in the stream.
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Origin and Etymology of gnarled
probably alteration of knurled
First Known Use: 1603See Words from the same year
GNARLED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gnarled for English Language Learners
of wood : having many twists and hard bumps or knots
: bumpy or twisted
GNARLED Defined for Kids
Definition of gnarled for Students
: being twisted, rugged, or full of knots a gnarled old oak tree
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