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nubbly

[nuhb-lee] /ˈnʌb li/
adjective, nubblier, nubbliest.
1.
full of small protuberances.
2.
in the form of small lumps.
Also, knubbly.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; nubble + -y1
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  • The bed was unmade, the sheets pink with a nubbly chenille coverlet.
  • He had on jeans, and a nubbly green windbreaker with flashes of purple at the nape.
  • The underside of the foot also has a coarse, nubbly surface that helps it grip its prey and perch.

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