Noun(1) a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
Verb(1) supply with hobnails
(1) Although particularly heavy, the bowl has a dainty design with a distinctive star-shaped base and a wealth of intricate engravings - various sunbursts panels are divided by parallel prisms from hobnail diamond panels.(2) When Douglas Hadow's boots were examined, it was found that the hobnails on their soles were worn almost smooth.(3) A century ago, mountains were climbed in hobnailed boots with stafflike ice axes, footsteps laboriously cut all the way to the top.(4) The streets were so very quiet that the steady tread of my hobnailed boots muffled by the ground frost sounded unnatural.(5) Leather shoes lasted no time at all without hobnails , and conversely, floors, whether of stone or wood, lasted no time at all without matting of some sort.(6) In winter they wore layers and layers of clothing and hobnailed boots to keep warm.(7) Of the other material categories, footwear is as likely to be absent as present - although without hobnails and suitable conditions for preservation, we cannot be certain about frequency.(8) Adults had hobnailed shoes, but hobnails were not found with children so they were bare-foot or wore un-nailed shoes.(9) Didn't Mother frequently complain about how and why he must wear hobnailed boots, such was the racket he made early in the morning?(10) About twenty soldiers entered the church, making a lot of noise with their hobnailed boots, and put their guns in a corner with a guard in front of them.(11) A block away we hear the rumble of hobnails on cobblestone.
(1) hobnail :: hobnail
Different Formshobnail, hobnailed, hobnailing, hobnails
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