Origin of knucklebone
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But they must wait in patience yet a little longer, if even a knucklebone is to be a share.The Three Mulla-mulgars
Walter De La Mare
- any bone forming part of a knuckle or knuckle joint
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- A knobbed bone, as of a knuckle or joint.
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