knuckler

noun
knuck·​ler | \ ˈnə-k(ə-)lər How to pronounce knuckler (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Best knuckler throw by anyone in a Boston uniform since Tim Wakefield. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, "Here’s how the Bruins turned the tables on the Blues in Game 6," 10 June 2019 But Alex Blandino out of the NL bullpen, zingin' that 67 mph knuckler ... Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Paul Daugherty's Morning Line: Cincinnati Reds need the off day, and other MLB thoughts," 12 July 2018 Skinner responded with a knuckler at 9:07 that eluded Andersen, but van Riemsdyk restored Toronto’s two-goal lead by putting home a rebound with the man advantage for his team-leading 16th of the season. USA TODAY, "Maple Leafs' anniversary gift: 8-1 romp vs. Hurricanes," 19 Dec. 2017 What if the loser then goes on to drop one white-knuckler in its league but still manages to reach and win its conference championship game? Kevin Scarbinsky, AL.com, "The Alabama-FSU loser has a real shot to be the first two-loss playoff team," 27 Aug. 2017 Chris Kunitz provided the winner, a knuckler from just outside the circle that made its way past Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second extra period and moved the Penguins a step closer to becoming the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat. Will Graves, courant.com, "NHL Royalty Vs. Rowdy Neighbors In Stanley Cup Final," 26 May 2017 Chris Kunitz provided the winner, a knuckler from just outside the circle that made its way past Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second extra period and moved the Penguins a step closer to becoming the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat. Will Graves, The Denver Post, "NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final," 26 May 2017 Chris Kunitz provided the winner, a knuckler from just outside the circle that made its way past Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second extra period and moved the Penguins a step closer to becoming the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat. Washington Post, "NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final," 26 May 2017 In a 15-minute game of catch, his knuckler hit the glove every time. Tyler Kepner, New York Times, "Jim Bouton, Author and Former Pitcher, Struggles With Brain Disease," 1 July 2017

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Knuckler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knuckler. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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