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Fenton ruffled hobnail
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hob·nail

 (hŏb′nāl′)
n.
A short nail with a thick head used to protect the soles of shoes or boots.
adj.
Having or decorated with a raised pattern of bumps resembling such nails.

[hob, peg, projection (obsolete) + nail.]

hob′nailed′ adj.

hobnail

(ˈhɒbˌneɪl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion)
a. a short nail with a large head for protecting the soles of heavy footwear
b. (as modifier): hobnail boots.
[C16: from hob1 (in the archaic sense: peg) + nail]
ˈhobˌnailed adj

hob•nail

(ˈhɒbˌneɪl)

n.
a large-headed nail for protecting the soles of heavy boots and shoes.
[1585–95; hob1 + nail]
hob′nailed`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hobnail - a short nail with a thick headhobnail - a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
nail - a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
Verb1.hobnail - supply with hobnails
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
Translations

hobnail

[ˈhɒbneɪl] Nclavo m (de botas)

hobnail

nSchuhnagel m, → Schuhzwecke f