knuckle-joint press

knuckle-joint press
noun

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  • knuckle — n. & v. n. 1 the bone at a finger joint, esp. that adjoining the hand. 2 a a projection of the carpal or tarsal joint of a quadruped. b a joint of meat consisting of this with the adjoining parts, esp. of bacon or pork. v.tr. strike, press, or… …   Useful english dictionary

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