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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A joint in the finger.

Usage examples (30)
  • She scraped her knuckles several times as she crawled through the dark cave.
  • In the hindquarter if the knuckle is limp, and the part under the kidney smells slightly disagreeable, avoid it.
  • Although a knuckle is likely to carry a wound now and then, Jim keeps his hands very clean and the nails neatly trimmed.
  • (torn tissue in knuckle of left middle finger) is on the 15-day DL for more
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