They all seemed very merry over a game, much like "knucklebones," which they were playing with shells.
No kneeling figures, no Nellie Underwood, no Cyril, no knucklebones.
Turning to his men, with his hand he brushed the knucklebones off the board.
We talk of dignity and propriety, and we are like so many children playing with knucklebones in a giant's scullery.
The draught-men employed were knucklebones of sheep, some blackened.
This last is an exceedingly primitive and ancient game—it must date almost as far back as jackstones or knucklebones.
I'm an extraordinar good hand at the knucklebones, but it's a poor piece of business playing with naebody to admire ye.
The game played with small stones is similar to that in vogue among schoolboys, and known by the name of ‘knucklebones.’
Modern “knucklebones” consist of six points, or knobs, proceeding from a common base, and are usually of metal.
knucklebone knuck·le·bone (nŭk'əl-bōn')
A knobbed bone, as of a knuckle or joint.