knob


knob
knob [näb]
n.
[ME knobbe < or akin to Du, a knot, knob, bud < IE * gn-eu-bh < base * gen-: see KNEAD]
1. a rounded lump or protuberance
2.
a) a handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
b) a similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
3. a rounded hill or mountain; knoll
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with knobs on
[Slang, Chiefly Brit.] in an extreme or more emphatic way
knobbed
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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