knobbed


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knob

 (nŏb)
n.
1. A rounded protuberance.
2.
a. A rounded handle, as on a drawer or door.
b. A rounded control switch or dial.
3. A prominent rounded hill or mountain.

[Middle English knobbe, from Middle Low German, knot in wood.]

knobbed (nŏbd) adj.
knob′bi·ness n.
knob′by adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.knobbed - used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
References in classic literature ?
They mostly lie like the great knobbed blocks on a Gothic spire, forming solid courses of heavy masonry.
ABSTRACT Knobbed whelk, Busycon carica (Gmelin, 1791), age and growth were estimated using tagged and recaptured individuals (n = 396) from areas off South Carolina coastal islands.
The knobbed whelk, Busycon carica (Gmelin 1791), occurs along the western Atlantic coast from the south shore of Cape Cod, MA, to Cape Canaveral, FL (Abbott 1974).