Definition of Nubbins

1. Noun. (plural of nubbin) ¹



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Definition of Nubbins

1. nubbin [n] - See also: nubbin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nubbins

nuance
nuanced
nuances
nuancing
nubbed
nubber
nubbers
nubbier
nubbiest
nubbin
nubbiness
nubbinesses
nubbing
nubbing cheat
nubbins (current term)
nubble
nubbled
nubbles
nubblier
nubbliest
nubbling
nubbly
nubby
nubcake
nubcakes
nubcakez
nubecula
nubeculae
nubias

Literary usage of Nubbins

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1. Lives of the Hunted: Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five by Ernest Thompson Seton (1901)
"And when nubbins set about helping himself to a breakfast of warm milk, ... Thus nubbins found himself nose to nose and dividing his birthright with his ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"The 15 plants grown produced 9 nubbins, weighing 1.5 pounds. Hybrid. ... The 32 plants grown produced 29 ears and 10 nubbins, weighing 15.6 pounds. ..."

3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1908)
"The ears have all been shelled together and planted that way, and while we could see that we grew some good corn and some nubbins, it seems that we have ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Odd 1855 You brought him out twenty large ears of corn, no nubbins, ... 1866 He might probably make a peck to the acre of pocker- wood nubbins. ..."

5. Every where by Will Carleton (1907)
"I have intended to convey the impression that among those who knew him John nubbins was simply tolerated. As I have said, because of his family he was not ..."

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