Definition of nub:
mettle, spunk, centre, warmheartedness, shopping center, substance, spirit, eye, nerve center, quintessence, core, protuberance, nubble, mall, nerve, means, center of attention, shopping centre, ticker, totality, message, warmness, knob, plaza, inwardness, lump, center, join, meaning, convex, summation, burden, amount, bone marrow, stuff, centre of attention, marrow squash, fondness, gravamen, tenderness, knot, total, check stub, kernel, shopping mall, subject matter, ticket stub, amount of money, be, magnetic core, vegetable marrow, aggregate, counterfoil, gist, pith, stub, marrow, snapper, affection, meat, bump, nerve centre, soul, hump, perfume, sum, centerfield, crux, heart, union, sum of money, nitty-gritty, butt, root, heart and soul, essence, internality, core group, affectionateness, bosom, center field, sum total, philia, content, pump, effect.
- "Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl", Fannie Hurst.
- "Quiet Talks about Jesus", S. D. Gordon.
- "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.