Knarl

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Knarl närl A knot in wood. See Gnarl.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n knarl See gnarl.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Knarl Gnarl
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Usage

In literature:

The old shattered and knarled elm alone remained to keep alive the legend of this evil compact.
"From John O'Groats to Land's End" by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Same as GNARL, KNARL.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)" by Various
Among its knarled roots crouched a little figure, wrapped in a sack to keep itself warm.
"Barbara Lynn" by Emily J. Jenkinson
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In poetry:

His limbs were knarled like aged trees,
His thin beard wrapt about his knees,
His visage broad and parchment white,
Aglint with pale reflected light.
"Jane" by Robert Graves