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 […]
- Hobo bag
noun a style of handbag that is typically large and characterized by a slouchy crescent shape and a shoulder strap
[hoh-boh-kuh n] /ˈhoʊ boʊ kən/ noun 1. a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. /ˈhəʊbəʊkən/ noun 1. a city in N Belgium, in Antwerp province, on the River Scheldt. Pop: 33 476 (2002 est) city in New Jersey, U.S., birthplace of Frank Sinatra, named by 17c. Dutch settlers for a village in […]