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knobble

[nob-uh l] /ˈnɒb əl/
verb (used with object), knobbled, knobbling.
1.
to knob (excess stone).
2.
Metallurgy. to treat (semirefined puddled iron) on a hearth before shingling to produce wrought iron.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; knob + -le
Related forms
knobbler
[nob-ler] /ˈnɒb lər/ (Show IPA),
noun
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