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- simple past tense and past participle of
knobbed (not comparable)
- Having a knob or knobs.
- a knobbed chromosome
- 1774, Oliver Goldsmith, An History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, London: J. Nourse, Volume 4, Chapter 11, The Camelopard, pp. 299-300,
- No animal, either from its disposition, or its formation, seems less fitted for a state of natural hostility; its horns are blunt, and even knobbed at the ends; its teeth are made entirely for vegetable pasture […]
- 1853, Elizabeth Gaskell, Cranford, Chapter 8,
- The chairs […] were railed with white bars across the back and knobbed with gold; neither the railings nor the knobs invited to ease.
- 1925, Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway,
- For it's been a hard life, thought Mrs. Dempster. What hadn’t she given to it? Roses; figure; her feet too. (She drew the knobbed lumps beneath her skirt.)
equipped with a knob