drawerknob

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drawerknob (plural drawerknobs)

  1. A knob for opening a drawer.
    • 2003, Sandra L. Ballard, Patricia L. Hudson, Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, page 185:
      Downed in bed, his feet extend drawerknobs over edge.
    • 2002, T. R. Pearson, Polar, page 65:
      Then Clayton climbed off of that quartersawn sideboard, using the drawerknobs for steps, and ambled across the front room to pitch himself into his chair.
    • 1992, Paul Israel, From Machine Shop to Industrial Laboratory, page 59:
      Ezra Cornell's glass drawerknobs proved to be a prototype as glass insulators became popular in America, while Europeans favored earthenware.

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