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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of nubble.

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Examples

  • At least we can be thankful that most of the goons shave their heads to let us know how little is inside those nubbled noggins.

    Portland's finest (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Consciousness fragmented into a number of small separate sensations: the roughness of the linen pillow, nubbled with embroidered flowers; the oily reek of the lamp, mingled with the fainter scent of roast beef and ale and the still fainter wisps of freshness from the wilting flowers in the glass; the cool timber of the wall against my left foot, the firm hands on my hips.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • In the late works it became hard to tell whether the magnificent brushmarks - increasingly gritty, nubbled and thick - were describing the sitter so much as Freud's ever-changing vision of what could be done with pigment.

    The Guardian World News

  • In the late works it became hard to tell whether the magnificent brushmarks - increasingly gritty, nubbled and thick - were describing the sitter so much as Freud's ever-changing vision of what could be done with pigment.

    The Guardian World News

  • Such is the fate of commercial buildings constructed through the 70s and 80s, and now being nubbled down to steel and rubble.

    British Blogs

  • Such is the fate of commercial buildings constructed through the 70s and 80s, and now being nubbled down to steel and rubble.

    British Blogs

  • Ever-present on the Irish table, hearty, satisfying soda bread made its way to our plates, with its unassuming stature and nubbled crumb.

    seven spoons

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