He could see the salt-and-pepper rocks, shoaling away and knobbed with periwinkle shells.
He shuffled on his hat and caught firm hold of his knobbed umbrella.
I saw the movement and succeeded in striking the seal on the nose with my knobbed stick.
He had a knobbed stick, capable of dealing a very damaging blow.
As I spoke a roughly clad man pushed in between me and Mount, swinging a knobbed stick; another man followed, 401 then another.
It is a knobbed, irregular root, and when cooked resembles the ginseng.
The animal within the cup may or may not be borne on a stalk, and this stalk may or may not be knobbed.
Indeed, throughout his face there was something of the knobbed and gnarled character of that monarch of our woods.
They were railed with white bars across the back and knobbed with gold; neither the railings nor the knobs invited to ease.
Then I saw him reaching with a knobbed claw for a slender silver tube slung to his harness.
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.