- Rough or lumpy
2007 February 7, Julia Moskin, “Koreans Share Their Secret for Chicken With a Crunch”, in New York Times:
- When that crust is nubbly and evenly browned, and the chicken meat is cooked through, the chicken is sublime.
1978, Alice Munro, “Mischief”, in The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose:
- Though Clifford paid preliminary homage to them both, she was the one he finally made love to, rather quickly on the nubbly hooked rug.