Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a knob or knobs; knobby; in entomology, terminating in a knob or dilated part, as the antennæ of a butterfly.
- v. present participle of knob.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Containing knobs; full of knobs; ending in a nob. See
- adj. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
“She died when she was seven, a skinny little girl with knobbed knees and a bucktoothed smile.”
“From the presence of knobbed horns, I presumed the long-necked creature to be a stylized Asian representation of a giraffe.”
“Here in Massachusetts it used to be you'd be up on charges and maybe find yourself in the stocks if you weren't in your assigned pew on Sunday. of course they'd bonk you on the head if you fell asleep during the sermon (with a special knobbed clonker!) and fine you if you didn't bring a loaded musket!”
“In my family we have what some have called a perfect nose; straight, not too big or too small, not upturned or knobbed.”
“He paused, his knobbed fingers pulling out thread after thread.”
“There on the windowsill in his room were three shells, knobbed whelks, mementos of his older brother, who had been a fisherman.”
“Michael reached into his satchel again and drew out the largest of the knobbed whelks his brother had given him.”
“Mom is a lined forehead across from me, a knobbed hand against a pointed chin.”
“It was an ugly, horn-skinned monster with four blocky legs and a huge knobbed tail.”
“The powerful eagles Spizaetus tyrannus, Morphnus guianensis and Harpia harpyja, the critically endangered blue knobbed curassow Crax alberti, six species of macaws Ara ambigua, A. militaris, A. ararauna, A. macao, A. chloroptera, and A. severa, among others.”
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