Knaggy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Knaggy Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • knaggy Knotty; full of knots; rough with knots; having prominent joints.
    • knaggy Hence Rough in temper; cross; waspish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Knaggy knotty: rugged
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From a root found in Ir. and Gael. cnag, a knob; cf. Dan. knag, Ger. knagge.