Knab vs Knag - What's the difference?

knab | knag |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between knab and knag

is that knab is (obsolete) to seize with the teeth; to gnaw while knag is (obsolete) one of the points of a stag's horn or a tine.

As verbs the difference between knab and knag

is that knab is (colloquial) to nab or steal while knag is to hang something on a peg.

As a noun knag is

a short spur or stiff projection from the trunk or branch of a tree, such as the stunted dead branch of a fir.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

knab

English

Verb

  • (colloquial) To nab or steal.
  • (obsolete) To seize with the teeth; to gnaw.
  • (rfquotek, L'Estrange)
    (Webster 1913)

    knag

    English

    Alternative forms

    * knage * knagge * knagg

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A short spur or stiff projection from the trunk or branch of a tree, such as the stunted dead branch of a fir
  • A peg or hook for hanging something on
  • (obsolete) One of the points of a stag's horn or a tine
  • A knot in a piece of wood or the base of a branch
  • A pointed rock or crag
  • (Scotland) A small cask or barrel; a keg or noggin
  • (Scotland, obsolete) The woodpecker
  • Verb

    (knagg)
  • To hang something on a peg
  • (video games, slang) To kill (a player character) who ganked you
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