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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knob \Knob\, n. [A modification of knop. Cf. Nob.] 1. A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone. [1913 Webster] 2. A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock, door, or drawer. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob. [U. S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster] 4. (Arch.) See Knop. [1913 Webster] Knob latch, a latch which can be operated by turning a knob, without using a key. [1913 Webster]