Definition of knop in English:

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knop

Pronunciation: /nɒp/

noun

1A knob, especially an ornamental one, for example in the stem of a wine glass.
Example sentences
  • The stem may be straight or with swellings called knops.
1.1An ornamental loop or tuft in yarn.

Origin

Middle English: from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch knoppe.

Words that rhyme with knop

atop, bop, chop, clop, cop, crop, dop, drop, Dunlop, estop, flop, fop, glop, hop, intercrop, kop, lop, mop, op, plop, pop, prop, screw-top, shop, slop, sop, stop, strop, swap, tiptop, top, underprop, whop

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