hobnailed

[hob-neyld]
adjective
1.
furnished with hobnails.
2.
rustic or loutish.

Origin:
1590–1600; hobnail + -ed3

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hobnailed
Collins
World English Dictionary
hobnail (ˈhɒbˌneɪl)
 
n
a.  a short nail with a large head for protecting the soles of heavy footwear
 b.  (as modifier): hobnail boots
 
[C16: from hob1 (in the archaic sense: peg) + nail]
 
'hobnailed
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature