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English Dictionary: gnarled by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gnarled
adj
  1. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
    Synonym(s): gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Gnarl \Gnarl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gnarled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Gnarling}.] [From older gnar, prob. of imitative origin; cf.
      G. knarren, knurren. D. knorren, Sw. knorra, Dan. knurre.]
      To growl; to snarl.
  
               And wolves are gnarling who shall gnaw thee first.
                                                                              --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Gnarled \Gnarled\, a.
      Knotty; full of knots or gnarls; twisted; crossgrained.
  
               The unwedgeable and gnarl[82]d oak.         --Shak.
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