n.1.(Zool.) The hart in its second year; a young deer.
He has hallooed the hounds upon a velvet-headed knobbler.
- Sir W. Scott.
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Skarper, however, is a hatchling from a rather different kind of egg and, intoxicated with new-found learning acquired in the 'bumwipe', quite literally falls from favour when he dares to challenge the much feared and rather dim King Knobbler.
Knitsley Mill: Lures, Bunny Leedhes, Dog Knobblers, Yellow Dancers and Buzzers.