hobnail cell hob·nail cell (hŏb’nāl’)
A cell in a mesonephroma having a round expansion of clear cytoplasm projecting into the lumen of neoplastic tubules and a narrow, basal part containing the nucleus.
[hob-neyld] /ˈhɒbˌneɪld/ adjective 1. furnished with . 2. rustic or loutish.
- Hobnail liver
hobnail liver n. A nodular appearance of the liver surface due to cirrhosis.
- Hobnob with someone
verb phrase To be on friendly terms with someone [1866+; fr earlier hob and nob, ”to drink familiarly together,” suggesting two men calling each other by nicknames]
[hoh-boh] /ˈhoʊ boʊ/ noun, plural hobos, hoboes. 1. a tramp or vagrant. 2. a migratory worker. /ˈhəʊbəʊ/ noun (mainly US & Canadian) (pl) -bos, -boes 1. a tramp; vagrant 2. a migratory worker, esp an unskilled labourer n. 1889, Western U.S., of unknown origin. Barnhart compares early 19c. English dialectal hawbuck “lout, clumsy fellow, country […]