nubble


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nubble

(ˈnʌbəl)
n
a small lump
[C19: diminutive of nub]
ˈnubbly adj
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Noun1.nubble - a small lump or protuberancenubble - a small lump or protuberance  
excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, bump, prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
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'I hope there are many a great deal better, Kit,' said Mrs Nubbles;
'Well,' said Mrs Nubbles, evading the point, 'your beer's down there by the fender, Kit.'
'Did you tell me, just now, that your master hadn't gone out to-night?' inquired Mrs Nubbles.
Mrs Nubbles ironed away in silence for a minute or two, and coming to the fireplace for another iron, glanced stealthily at Kit while she rubbed it on a board and dusted it with a duster, but said nothing until she had returned to her table again: when, holding the iron at an alarmingly short distance from her cheek, to test its temperature, and looking round with a smile, she observed:
'Then what does he do it for, and why does he keep it so close from you?' said Mrs Nubbles.
He was lying on a piece of dingy ticking full of lumps and nubbles. Then, too, the boat's motion was not that of a steamer.
Tour includes a stop at Hampton Beach, lobster bake luncheon and a visit to Nubble Light and York Village.
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It was just a green nubble when I first noticed it--no bigger than a raisin.
In the town of York, just 100 yards offshore in York Harbor, Cape Neddick Lighthouse stands proudly on "The Nubble." Dozens of people gathered along the edge of the mainland to admire the island where the lighthouse still serves as an active aid to navigation.
On a small "nubble" in Maine, without electricity, telephone, or plumbing, "the tide goes out" and the "speeder [slows] down, fighter [finds] harmony, activist [turns] contemplative, ...
CLF is a staunch advocate for proposed wind projects such as UPC's Stetson Mountain Project, Endless Energy's Black Nubble Wind Farm, and TransCanada's Kibby Mountain Project.