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nubble

[nuhb-uh l] /ˈnʌb əl/
noun
1.
a small lump or piece.
2.
a small knob or protuberance.
Origin of nubble
1810-1820
1810-20; nub + -le (diminutive suffix)
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  • He was at the spring every day and boarded at the house of a neighbor, named Murch, who lived nearer to nubble Hill than we did.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's Charles Asbury Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for nubble

nubble

/ˈnʌbəl/
noun
1.
a small lump
Derived Forms
nubbly, adjective
Word Origin
C19: diminutive of nub
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