gnarled Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gnarled" in British English

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gnarledadjective

uk   /nɑːld/  us   /nɑːrld/
rough and ​twisted, ​especially because of ​oldage or no ​protection from ​badweather: a gnarled ​treetrunk The ​old man ​drew a ​long, gnarled ​fingeracross his ​throat.
(Definition of gnarled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gnarled" in American English

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gnarledadjective

 us   /nɑrld/
rough and ​twisted in ​shape: ancient gnarled ​trees gnarled ​hands
(Definition of gnarled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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