knobble

[nob-uh l]

verb (used with object), knob·bled, knob·bling.

to knob (excess stone).
Metallurgy. to treat (semirefined puddled iron) on a hearth before shingling to produce wrought iron.

Nearby words

  1. knitwear,
  2. knives,
  3. knob,
  4. knob latch,
  5. knob lock,
  6. knobbler,
  7. knobbling roll,
  8. knobbly,
  9. knobby,
  10. knobcone pine

Origin of knobble

First recorded in 1835–45; knob + -le

Related formsknob·bler [nob-ler] /ˈnɒb lər/, noun

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