, a. [From Knob.] 1. Full of, or covered with, knobs or hard protuberances. Dr. H. More.
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2. Irregular; stubborn in particulars. [Obs.]
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The informers continued in a knobby kind of obstinacy.
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3. Abounding in rounded hills or mountains; hilly. [U.S.] Bartlett.
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(?), n. [Boer D. knopkirie, fr. D. knop-hout, knotty stick + Hottentot krri club.] A short wooden club with a knobbed end used as a missile weapon by Kafir and other native tribes of South Africa.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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