Definition of Nubble

1. Noun. A small lump or protuberance.

Exact synonyms: Nub
Generic synonyms: Bulge, Bump, Excrescence, Extrusion, Gibbosity, Gibbousness, Hump, Jut, Prominence, Protrusion, Protuberance, Swelling
Derivative terms: Nubby, Nubbly



Definition of Nubble

1. v. t. To beat or bruise with the fist.

Definition of Nubble

1. Verb. (obsolete) To beat or bruise with the fist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nubble

1. a small nub [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nubble

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

Literary usage of Nubble

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1. Flying Above the Coast of New England (2007)
"The "nubble" is a rocky little island shoal that is almost within jumping distance from the eastern point of Cape Neddick. Sohier Park provides an excellent ..."

2. At Home and at School by Charles Francis King (1892)
"... passed many points of interest, among which were York, the " nubble," Wells Beach, Kennebunkport, and Old Orchard Beach. ..."

3. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1890)
"But on the next day when going and returning from the Aar glacier and passing a glacially smoothed and polished nubble of granite which stood directly in ..."

4. The History of the State of Maine: From Its First Discovery, A. D. 1602, to by William Durkee Williamson (1839)
"On the southwest of the river, and at the upper end of Long-sands-bay, is the nubble, which is nothing more than a nubble, small hillock. This nubble is the ..."

5. Daytrips New England: 50 One-Day Adventures by Earl Steinbicker (2000)
"Continue along US-1A past Long Sands Beach, then turn right on nubble ... Continuing around on nubble Road and Broadway eventually gets you back on US-1A. ..."

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