knottle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English knottil, cnottel (little knot), diminutive of Middle English knotte, cnotte (knot), equivalent to knot +‎ -le. Cognate with Middle Dutch knuttel, Middle Low German knutel, Middle High German Knüttel (little stick). Compare also Old English cnyttels (string, fiber, sinew).

NounEdit

knottle (plural knottles)

  1. (UK dialectal) A knob.
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