Hill nods toward an empty fifth of knob Creek bourbon on his dressing room shelf.
Terrified, she and her son cried as the man tried to turn the knob of the door where they hid.
The numbers back up what I heard at places like the knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot.
late 14c., knobe, probably from a Scandinavian or German source (cf. Middle Low German knobbe "knob," Middle Dutch cnoppe, Dutch knop, Old Frisian knopp, knapp, Old High German knopf, German Knopf "button," Old Norse knyfill "short horn"). Meaning "knoll, isolated round hill" is first recorded 1640s, especially in U.S.