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knaralso knaur (när)
Archaic A knot or burl on a tree or in wood.
[Middle English knarre, probably from Old English *cnear or from Middle Dutch and Middle Low German knorre.]
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(Forestry) a variant of knur
[C14 knarre rough stone, knot on a tree; related to Low German knarre]
knarred, ˈknarry adj
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a knot on a tree or in wood.
[1200–50; Middle English knarre; c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German knorre]
knarred, knar′ry, adj.
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