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1) nub. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of knub, probably from Low German knubbe, from Middle Low German, variant of knobbe.nubby -ADJECTIVE...

2) ratine. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A loosely woven fabric with a rough nubby texture. French, past participle of ratiner, to adorn, from ratine, ratteen. See ratteen....

3) shantung. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A heavy fabric with a rough nubby surface, made of spun wild silk. 2. A rayon or cotton fabric that is imitative of this silk fabric. After Shantung (Shandong),...

4) tweed. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A coarse, rugged, often nubby woolen fabric made in any of various twill weaves and used chiefly for casual suits and coats. 2. tweeds Clothing made of this fabric....

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