knobble

knobble
knobbler /nob"leuhr/, n.
/nob"euhl/, v.t., knobbled, knobbling.
1. to knob (excess stone).
2. Metall. to treat (semirefined puddled iron) on a hearth before shingling to produce wrought iron.
[1835-45; KNOB + -LE]

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  • knobble — noun /ˈnɒb.əl/ A small knob …   Wiktionary

  • knobble — n. small knob; tiny lump on something (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knobble — noun Brit. a small lump on something. Derivatives knobbly adjective Origin ME: dimin. of knob …   English new terms dictionary

  • knobble — knob·ble …   English syllables

  • knobble — /ˈnɒbəl/ (say nobuhl) noun a small knob. {knob + b + le} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • knobble — n. a small knob. Derivatives: knobbly adj. Etymology: ME, dimin. of KNOB: cf. Du. & LG knobbel …   Useful english dictionary

  • knobblier — knobble ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small lump on something. DERIVATIVES knobbly adjective (knobblier, knobbliest) . ORIGIN diminutive of KNOB(Cf. ↑knobby) …   English terms dictionary

  • knobbliest — knobble ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small lump on something. DERIVATIVES knobbly adjective (knobblier, knobbliest) . ORIGIN diminutive of KNOB(Cf. ↑knobby) …   English terms dictionary

  • knobbly — knobble ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small lump on something. DERIVATIVES knobbly adjective (knobblier, knobbliest) . ORIGIN diminutive of KNOB(Cf. ↑knobby) …   English terms dictionary

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