from The Century Dictionary.

  • Knotty; full of knots.

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

  • adjective obsolete nodose; knotty


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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.

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899


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