Definition of Knubbly
1. nubby [adj KNUBBLIER, KNUBBLIEST] - See also: nubby
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Literary usage of Knubbly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"knubbly, adj.—In knobs; said of coal when it is in knobs or small lumps. KNUR, s.—The wooden ball, or knot of wood, struck with the Kibble in the game of ..."
2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... a night-gown than a shirt—and " knubbly " applepie boots. But underneath the rusty old hat brim gleamed a pair of quiet and penetrating gray-blue eyes; ..."
3. The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life by Henry Mayhew, John Binny (1862)
"... littered with little hard knubbly-looking pears, scarcely bigger than turnip-radishes, and which is brought to a dead halt every dozen paces, ..."
4. Irish Memories by Edith Œnone Somerville, Martin Ross (1918)
"... was toiling at a large and knubbly foot, a full-rigged Mamma came sailing round the class, with a daughter in tow. The other students were occupied with ..."