knar

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From Middle English knarre (a crag; twisted rock; knot in wood), probably from Old English *cnearra, cognate with Dutch knar, knor (gnarl, knot), German Low German Knurre, Knur (knot in wood), German Knorren (knot in wood). Related also to English knurl and gnarl.

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knar (plural knars)

  1. A knot or burl in a tree; a knurl, a gnarl.

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Danish[edit]

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From Old Danish knar, from Old Norse knǫrr.

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knar c (singular definite knaren or knarren, plural indefinite knarer or knarrer)

  1. (dated) Alternative form of knarr

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knar m (plural knarren, diminutive knarretje n)

  1. (informal, often with pleonastic attribute "oude") old geezer, oldtimer
    krasse knarvivacious oldtimer
  2. (colloquial) bonce, head