a small knob or similar rounded protuberance, especially for ornament.
(archaic) a knob, esp an ornamental one
some architectural ornament. (1.) Heb. kaphtor (Ex. 25:31-36), occurring in the description of the candlestick. It was an ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably an imitation of the fruit of the almond. (2.) Heb. peka’im, found only in 1 Kings 6:18 and 7:24, an ornament resembling a small gourd or an egg, on the cedar wainscot in the temple and on the castings on the brim of the brazen sea.
[nosp] /nɒsp/ noun 1. a budlike ornament.
[not] /nɒt/ noun 1. an interlacing, twining, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob or lump, for fastening, binding, or connecting two cords together or a cord to something else. 2. a piece of ribbon or similar material tied or folded upon itself and used or worn as […]
[nos-uh s] /ˈnɒs əs/ noun 1. a ruined city on N central Crete; capital of the ancient Minoan civilization. /ˈnɒsəs; ˈknɒs-/ noun 1. a ruined city in N central Crete: remains of the Minoan Bronze Age civilization
/ˈnɒtˌɡrɑːs/ noun 1. Also called allseed. a polygonaceous weedy plant, Polygonum aviculare, whose small green flowers produce numerous seeds 2. any of several related plants