\ ˈnəks \

Definition of knucks

1 singular in construction : a game of marbles at the end of which the winner has the option of shooting a marble at the opponent's knuckles held on the ground
2 singular or plural in construction : brass knuckles

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alteration of knuckles, plural of knuckle entry 1

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“Knucks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knucks. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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