Definition of Knubble

1. to beat with the fists [v KNUBBLED, KNUBBLING, KNUBBLES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knubble

knowledgeless
knowledgelessness
knowledges
knowledging
known
known as
known someone in the biblical sense
knowne
knowns
knownst
knows
knows someone in the biblical sense
knub
knubbier
knubbiest
knubble (current term)
knubbled
knubbles
knubblier
knubbling
knubbly
knubby
knubs
knuckers
knuckle
knuckle-dragger
knuckle-dragging
knuckle-duster
knuckle-dusters

Literary usage of Knubble

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1901)
"THE knubble—ADVICE TO BEGINNERS IN BOTANY. BY WALTER DEANE. AS I turn over the botanical sheets of mounted plants in my herbarium, I frequently come across ..."

2. Sailing Directions for Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of by Robert H. Orr, Richardson Clover (1891)
"Little River Entrance lies between Eastern knubble on the north and Little ... There are two channels ; one between Eastern knubble and Little River Island ..."

3. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"knubble, v. to handle clumsily ; using thumbs and knuckles, as in kneading dough. L. LACE, v. to beat. In L. sc. and NE it still means also to mix with ..."

4. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"They do not know themselves," ie they do not know their proper station, they assume improper importance. knubble. To wrap anything up untidily, and hastily, ..."

5. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms by William Holloway (1840)
"Surrey. KONY, adj. [Canny Sc.] Fine. North. knubble, s. A small knob. ... To knubble, r. a- To handle clumsily, using thumbs and knuckles as in kneading ..."

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