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knurly

[nur-lee] /ˈnɜr li/
adjective, knurlier, knurliest.
1.
having knurls or knots; gnarled.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; knurl + -y1
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  • On the western shore, dark green spruce reflect their knurly forms onto the smooth open water.
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knurly

/ˈnɜːlɪ/
adjective knurlier, knurliest
1.
a rare word for gnarled
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