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Definition of Hobnail

Hobnail
Hobnail Hob"nail`, n. [1st hob + nail.] 1. A short, sharp-pointed, large-headed nail, -- used in shoeing houses and for studding the soles of heavy shoes. 2. A clownish person; a rustic. --Milton. Hobnail liver (Med.), a disease in which the liver is shrunken, hard, and covered with projections like hobnails; one of the forms of cirrhosis of the liver.
Hobnail
Hobnail Hob"nail`, v. t. To tread down roughly, as with hobnailed shoes. Your rights and charters hobnailed into slush. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Hobnail from wikipedia

- In footwear, a hobnail is a short nail with a thick head used to increase the durability of boot soles. Hobnailed boots (in Scotland "tackety boots") are...
- up hobnail in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A hobnail is a short nail with a thick head: used to increase the durability of boot soles. Hobnail may...
- histopathology, hobnailing is the presence of smooth projections from an epithelial surface, which generally contain nuclei. Hobnailing is seen in clear...
- the hobnail pattern. In 1940, Fenton started selling Hobnail items in French Opalescent, Green Opalescent and Cranberry Opalescent. The Hobnail pattern...
- jackboot is a military boot such as the cavalry jackboot or the hobnailed jackboot. The hobnailed jackboot has a different design and function from the first...
- Hobnail Peak (78°32′S 161°53′E / 78.533°S 161.883°E / -78.533; 161.883Coordinates: 78°32′S 161°53′E / 78.533°S 161.883°E / -78.533; 161.883) is...
- $11,000...we won by 11 points and a lot of praying up here!" 2001: The Hobnail Boot Game: In the 2001 game, Tennessee was ranked No. 6 as it faced UGA...
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- questionable loyalty, Augustus changed and regularized the legion, down to the hobnail pattern on the soles of army boots. A legion was organized into ten cohorts...
- Caligae (Latin; singular caliga) are heavy-soled hobnailed military sandal-boots that were worn as standard issue by Roman legionary foot-soldiers and...