knuck·​le-dust·​er ˈnə-kəl-ˌdə-stər How to pronounce knuckle-duster (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of knuckle-duster was in 1858

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“Knuckle-duster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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