Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Comfrey.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The plant comfrey; -- so called from its use as a restorative.

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

  • noun archaic The plant comfrey.

Etymologies

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knit +‎ back, from its use as a restorative.

Examples

  • MOOS: The once lowly flip-flop has been upgraded in recent years with everything from a hidden flask to knitback (ph) to a bottle opener.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

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