Brass-knuckles meaning

A metal chain or a set of rings attached to a bar that can be fitted over the fingers to increase the impact of a blow with the fist.
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A weapon consisting of a rigid, metal framework, as of linked metal rings, with holes for the fingers, that is worn on the hand to increase greatly damage delivered by a blow with the fist.
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A weapon consisting of a metal reinforcement for the clenched fist, with finger holes molded in.

Jacob always carried a set of brass knuckles, just in case he ever got caught up in a bar fight.

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