Knop sedge
Knop Knop (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. {Knap}, {Knob}.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster]

Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers. --Ex. xxv. 21. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp., the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then synonymous with {finial}; -- called also {knob}, and {knosp}. [1913 Webster]

{Knop sedge} (Bot.), the bur reed ({Sparganium}); -- so called from its globular clusters of seed vessels. --Prior. [1913 Webster]


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  • Knop — (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. {Knap}, {Knob}.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster] Four bowls made like unto almonds …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • finial — Knop Knop (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. {Knap}, {Knob}.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster] Four bowls made like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knob — Knop Knop (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. {Knap}, {Knob}.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster] Four bowls made like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knosp — Knop Knop (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. {Knap}, {Knob}.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster] Four bowls made like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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