knurly

[nur-lee]
adjective, knurlier, knurliest.
having knurls or knots; gnarled.

Origin:
1595–1605; knurl + -y1

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knurly (ˈnɜːlɪ)
 
adj , knurlier, knurliest
a rare word for gnarled

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On the western shore, dark green spruce reflect their knurly forms onto the smooth open water.
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