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Other Knob Definition

[n] a round handle
[n] a rounded projection or protuberance
[n] an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
[n] any thickened enlargement


node, pommel, thickening

Misc. Definitions

\Knob\, n. [A modification of knop. Cf. {Nob}.]
1. A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone.
2. A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock, door, or drawer. --Chaucer.
3. A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
4. (Arch.) See {Knop}. {Knob latch}, a latch which can be operated by turning a knob, without using a key.
\Knob\, v. i. To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed. [Obs.] --Drant.

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