: a usually ornamental knob
knopped adjective

Word History


Middle English, from Old English -cnoppa knob

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of knop was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near knop

Cite this Entry

“Knop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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