knuckler

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Hoyt Wilhelm, the other knuckler with a plaque in Cooperstown, retired at 49. New York Times, 28 Dec. 2020 While the knuckler was his trademark, Niekro was an all-around athlete. Paul Newberry, ajc, 27 Dec. 2020 Best knuckler throw by anyone in a Boston uniform since Tim Wakefield. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 10 June 2019 But Alex Blandino out of the NL bullpen, zingin' that 67 mph knuckler ... Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, 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, 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, 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, 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, 26 May 2017 See More

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First Known Use of knuckler

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of knuckler was in 1928

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“Knuckler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knuckler. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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