knobbed

[ UK /nˈɒbd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled and knotted hands
    a knobbed stick
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How To Use knobbed In A Sentence

  • There was nothing in the four feet wide gap but windowless knobbed doors spaced at even intervals; none of them had a label in which to portray the doors' purposes.
  • The powerful eagles Spizaetus tyrannus, Morphnus guianensis and Harpia harpyja, the critically endangered blue knobbed curassow Crax alberti, six species of macaws Ara ambigua, A. militaris, A. ararauna, A. macao, A. chloroptera, and A. severa, among others. Magdalena-Urabá moist forests
  • We saw several tropical birds, which the sailors call boatswains, in consequence of their having one long feather for a tail, which they term a marlin-spike — an iron instrument sharp at one end and knobbed at the other, used in splicing ropes, etc. A Sailor of King George
  • Again, there was the insect house, where she lifted the blinds of the little cages, and marveled at the purple circles marked upon the rich tussore wings of some lately emerged and semi – conscious butterfly, or at caterpillars immobile like the knobbed twigs of a pale – skinned tree, or at slim green snakes stabbing the glass wall again and again with their flickering cleft tongues. Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf
  • 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.
  • He paused, his knobbed fingers pulling out thread after thread. Earl of Durkness
  • 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.
  • Michael reached into his satchel again and drew out the largest of the knobbed whelks his brother had given him. The Sound Thief « A Fly in Amber
  • The powerful eagles Spizaetus tyrannus, Morphnus guianensis and Harpia harpyja, the critically endangered blue knobbed curassow Crax alberti, six species of macaws Ara ambigua, A. militaris, A. ararauna, A. macao, A. chloroptera, and A. severa, among others. Magdalena-Urabá moist forests
  • Arrowhead types include those with round shoulders and a swollen tang as well as those with angular, slanting shoulders and bilaterally knobbed or spurred tangs.
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