He required others to open doors for him because he so abhorred touching the knobs or other metal objects.
My ribs are like a xylophone, and the knobs of my spine stick up like ponderous cairns in the landscape of my back.
Some shells are smooth and polished, while others are marked by frills, knobs, spines and ribs.
Buckstone gives notice of the thieving knobs University job.
His back was like a boil from the knobs and points of the firewood he had been lying on.
Anklet with two knobs, formed of two pieces screwed together.
Only a few of the trees—those in the wettest places—have the knobs on the ground near the base.
So that,” he thought to himself as the elevator crept upward, “is knobs!
The antenn have knobs, but these knobs are drawn out and turned back in the form of a hook.
What if knobs and the hooked nose man with the limp were in a partnership of crime?
late 14c., knobe, probably from a Scandinavian or German source (cf. Middle Low German knobbe "knob," Middle Dutch cnoppe, Dutch knop, Old Frisian knopp, knapp, Old High German knopf, German Knopf "button," Old Norse knyfill "short horn"). Meaning "knoll, isolated round hill" is first recorded 1640s, especially in U.S.