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knuckledusternoun [C]

uk   /ˈnʌk.l̩ˌdʌs.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
UK (US brass knuckles) a ​metalweapon that is ​worn over the ​knuckles and is ​intended to ​increase the ​injuriescaused when ​hitting a ​person informal a ​large and ​noticeablering
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