from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having many protuberances, knobs or knots; knotty, rough or rugged.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Knotty; full of knots; rough with knots; having prominent joints.
  • Hence Rough in temper; cross; waspish.


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