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English definition of “gnarled”

gnarled

adjective uk   /nɑːld/ us    /nɑːrld/
rough and twisted, especially because of old age or no protection from bad weather: a gnarled tree trunk The old man drew a long gnarled finger across his throat.Rough, irregular and uneven
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