Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


If they are knobbed at the end, the specimen is a male, otherwise it is a female or as yet immature.

The roots are knobbed and fibrous; and the stems are twisted and knobbed in a wild state.

He has horns like the catfish, and is knobbed like a bludgeon-squash.

The plants and bushes around me were knobbed all over with wax-green buds.

He shuffled on his hat and caught firm hold of his knobbed umbrella.

He had a knobbed stick, capable of dealing a very damaging blow.

It is a knobbed, irregular root, and when cooked resembles the ginseng.

Indeed, throughout his face there was something of the knobbed and gnarled character of that monarch of our woods.

Then the knobbed limbs snapped the white metal tube to a level position.

Then I saw him reaching with a knobbed claw for a slender silver tube slung to his harness.