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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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