Adjective "knobbed" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/nɒbd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Most of the shellfish remains in the Florida coast middens were oyster shells while shells of clams, knobbed whelks and periwinkles were present in lesser amounts.'

Definitions

1. a projecting part, usually rounded, forming the handle of a door, drawer, or the like.

2. a rounded lump or protuberance on the surface or at the end of something, as a knot on a tree trunk.

3. Architecture. an ornamental boss, as of carved work.

4. a rounded hill, mountain, or elevation on a ridge. verb (used with object), knobbed, knobbing.

5. to produce a knob on.

6. to furnish with a knob.

7. (in stone cutting) to knock off (excess stone) preparatory to dressing; knobble;

More examples(as adjective)

"species can be knobbed."

"rods can be knobbed."

"linckis can be knobbed."

"brows can be knobbed."

Origin

(knob)