- having nubs; knobby or lumpy.
Also knubby, nubbed, knubbed.
Origin of nubby
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Examples from the Web for nubbed
They were cooled a bit, to save the softened outside, then nubbed of surplus wick, and laid in a dish outside.Dishes & Beverages of the Old South
Martha McCulloch Williams
- having small lumps or protuberances; knobbly
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Word Origin and History for nubbed
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