[ nob-uhl ]

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.

Origin of knobble

First recorded in 1835–45; knob + -le

Other words from knobble

  • knob·bler [nob-ler], /ˈnɒb lər/, noun

Words Nearby knobble Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023