- a small lump or piece.
- a small knob or protuberance.
Origin of nubble
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Historical Examples of nubble
He was at the spring every day and boarded at the house of a neighbor, named Murch, who lived nearer to Nubble Hill than we did.A Busy Year at the Old Squire's
Charles Asbury Stephens
- a small lump
Word Origin for nubble
C19: diminutive of nub
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