Word of the Day – Knablick

By November 19, 2020Word of the Day

Knablick (noun)

 nab-lik

A small piece or lump of something; (Lancashire) a lump of coal.

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in ‘Tim Bobbin’ (1708–1786), satirist and caricaturist (real name John Collier). Apparently originally from knob + -le + -ock.

Example sentences

“… small knablicks at her feet.”

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