from The Century Dictionary.
- Knotty; full of knots.
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- adjective obsolete
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Therefore, with much prudence and tranquillity, he thinks, that now he has not a bone sound, but a thousand nodous parts for which the anatomists have not words, and more diseases than the College ever heard of, it is the only time to purchase an annuity for life.