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[nob-uh l]
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verb (used with object), knob·bled, knob·bling.
  1. to knob (excess stone).
  2. Metallurgy. to treat (semirefined puddled iron) on a hearth before shingling to produce wrought iron.
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Origin of knobble

First recorded in 1835–45; knob + -le
Related formsknob·bler [nob-ler] /ˈnɒb lər/, noun
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