knobble

knobble

[nob-uhl]
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:
1835–45; knob + -le

knobbler [nob-ler] , noun
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