Origin of knuckle-duster
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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, my third book, changed my life and put me on bare-knuckle terms with my abilities.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you think of yourself as more than a knuckle-dragging Neanderthal, you can stand up and be respectful.
How could it be that this word, and not “what” or “why,” has caused a bare-knuckle brawl at such a stratospheric social level?
So I put on a white duster and a straw hat and I crashed through the door into the meeting and jumped up on the conference table.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I like the term knuckle dragger, but I don't want to cast any undeserved slurs at Neanderthals.No Denial From Bret Stephens Re. Yeshiva University Panel Slurs|Lisa Goldman|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Edna was sitting on the tabouret, idly brushing the tips of a feather duster along the carpet when he came in again.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He had their undivided attention in a moment, without the rapping of Miss Carringtons hard knuckle on the table top.
Bobby said that that knuckle of Gee Gees middle finger had been abnormally developed by continued bringing the class to order.
Again the man stops at my door, his head turning right and left, the while he diligently plies the duster.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
By chance he heard us warned for guard, and at once went to his tent and returned with a ham knuckle.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie