Definition Of gnarled


knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age.

the gnarled old oak tree

Example Of gnarled

  • A gnarled old man is standing on the terracotta balcony of his home.

  • Donovan reached out and grasped the old woman's gnarled hand.

  • From the tiny baby to the gnarled old man, the reward for living is the same: death.

  • He can make a haunting face peer from the gnarled old trunk of a great oak or fashion an oversized stag beetle from a lime tree.

  • Her sister came away from the counter and sat down at one of the rough, gnarled chairs at the table.

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