a small knob or similar rounded protuberance, especially for ornament.
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How to use knop in a sentence
So look to it that thou smite great strokes, lest our hall lack a gable-knop.The Story of the Glittering Plain | William Morris
Many of the choir books are medival, with large knops at their angles, and a piece of fringed leather under each knop.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain | George Edmund Street
For its determination knop's sodic hypobromite method, on account of its convenience, is now generally preferred.
Hewitt calls attention to the knop, or button, surmounting the helmet, as a peculiarity.Spanish Arms and Armour | Albert F. Calvert
Dworzak noted the occurrence of traces of this element in wheat grown along the Nile, and knop found it in the soil.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease | Albert Cornelius Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for knop
archaic a knob, esp an ornamental one
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