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adjective -blier, -bliest
having or covered with small knobs; bumpy
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  • The old Rav sat in his chair leaning on his old, knobbly, knotted stick, and listened.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • Beside it lay two pieces of a stout and knobbly walking stick which had been broken in half.

  • Why, I wonder that just the recollection of my red hands, knobbly and spread with work, does not make you wince into aloofness.

  • And not so much as a sketch-book scrawl of a weary woman seeking rest on knobbly rustic seats in vain.

    The Retrospect Ada Cambridge
  • Some of the trees were smooth, with curious flat leaves and knobbly brown berries that tasted like buttered toast.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • Do all Spanish dancers have knobbly faces like you might make out of a potato?

  • Stretching one hand out, she softly touched the knobbly nose and laughed aloud, hunching her shoulders in glee.

  • Our way now lay up the couloir; the snow was steep, but knobbly, and hence but few steps were required to give the boots a hold.

  • I would cultivate the correct pose of the hat and wear boots with knobbly toes.

  • It was a narrow lane leading to Southwark High Street, paved with knobbly stones and walled in with tall houses.

    The Dover Road Charles G. Harper

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