Hip knob


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hip knob (Arch) a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.
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In literature:

A disagreeable impression is also caused by the row of hip-knobs along the coping of the central gable, and the pinnacle in their midst.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells" by Percy Dearmer

In news:

His left hand on his hip, he leaned with his right hand on the knob of his bat with the other end in the dirt.