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1) knob. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...rounded hill or mountain. Middle English knobbe, from Middle Low German, knot in wood.knobbed (nbd) -ADJECTIVEknobbi·ness -NOUNknobby -ADJECTIVE...

2) knucklebone. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A knobbed bone, as of a knuckle or joint....

3) knobkerrie. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A short club with one knobbed end, used as a weapon by warriors of certain South African peoples. Afrikaans knopkierie : knop, knob (from Middle Dutch cnoppe) + kieri,...

4) tappit-hen. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Scots 1. A crested hen. 2. A large mug with a knobbed lid. Scots tappit, crested (variant of topped, past participle of top1) + hen....

5) butterfly. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Any of various insects of the order Lepidoptera, characteristically having slender bodies, knobbed antennae, and four broad, usually colorful wings. 2. A person...

6) diamondback terrapin. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of the United States, having edible flesh and a carapace with diamond-shaped ridged or knobbed markings....

7) whelk. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...victims. The thick-lipped, spiral shell has an uneven surface with many protuberances. The knobbed whelk, the largest species, ranging up to 16 in. (40.6 cm), and...

8) fly, in zoology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...except for a few wingless species, bear one pair of wings. The hind wings are reduced to knobbed balancing organs called halteres. All flies undergo complete metamorphosis,...

9) butterfly. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...can be distinguished from moths in several ways: the antennae of butterflies are knobbed at the tips, while those of moths almost never have terminal knobs and are...

10) 256. Roughness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...QUOTATIONS: Cabello luengo y corto el seso. Flesh like slag in a furnace, knobbed and withered and grey.—Kipling...

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