AskDefine | Define knobbed

Dictionary Definition



1 a circular rounded projection or protuberance [syn: boss]
2 a round handle
3 any thickened enlargement [syn: node, thickening]
4 an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger [syn: pommel] [also: knobbing, knobbed]knobbed adj : used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick" [syn: gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty]knobbed See knob

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  1. present participle of knob

Extensive Definition

A knob is a round handle one pulls or twists:
Knob may also refer to a prominent, rounded bump along a mountain ridge.
knobbed in German: Knopf
knobbed in Dutch: Knop

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