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knobbly

adjective -blier or -bliest
  1. having or covered with small knobs; bumpy
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Examples from the Web for knobbly

Historical Examples

  • The old Rav sat in his chair leaning on his old, knobbly, knotted stick, and listened.

    Yiddish Tales

    Various

  • Beside it lay two pieces of a stout and knobbly walking stick which had been broken in half.

  • And not so much as a sketch-book scrawl of a weary woman seeking rest on knobbly rustic seats in vain.

    The Retrospect

    Ada Cambridge

  • Why, I wonder that just the recollection of my red hands, knobbly and spread with work, does not make you wince into aloofness.

  • Some of the trees were smooth, with curious flat leaves and knobbly brown berries that tasted like buttered toast.

    Half-Past Bedtime

    H. H. Bashford