The Sun reported this answer to his council, who debated the question, which was knotty.
Its bark is more rough and knotty than that of the palm-tree.
If any of them (as sometimes they are) be knotty, I referre them to Chap.
He had always meant to settle for himself that knotty question.
Then when it did come, it was crooked and knotty, much of it such as a woman could not ...