Definition of knob :
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.
3. A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob.
4. See Knop.
5. To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed.
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handle (part of speech: noun)
- Jig turned the knob cautiously and slipped out into the living room. - "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
- He leaned right back until his body was level with the horse's, then changing his whip quickly, he hit backwards, bringing the heavy knob hard on the root of the tail. - "The Sweep Winner", Nat Gould.
- He has his hand on the knob, when a new thought comes to him. - "Torchy", Sewell Ford.