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hobnail

[′häb‚nāl]
(design engineering)
A short, large-headed, sharp-pointed nail; used to attach soles to heavy shoes.
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Based on the ATA 2015 risk stratification system for thyroid cancer characterization (6), histopathologic characteristics, including aggressive histology (columnar cell carcinoma, hobnail variant and tall cell), distant metastases, regional metastases, ETE, and vascular or tumor capsular invasion, were used to individually evaluate tumor aggressiveness.
They were men who smoked pipes and wore hobnail boots and climbing tweeds and (to judge from period photographs) seldom combed their hair.
Preferably whilst wearing a pair of heavy hobnail boots."
In any event, do you really want to see a bunch of squaddies marching down New Street, dressed in black combat gear, German-style helmets and hobnail boots?
an m cen "His vision was not that of w hobnail booted male-voice choirs singing before dawn on the way to work, but an art which expressed the feel of the work experience through the looming towering shapes of stacks, foundries and ironworks, the coal hoists in the docks and the ungainly angular forms of gear, tackle and equipment, dominated by fiery red, ash-heap grey and iron black.
"You can't go to Harry Potter-land dressed like that - you look more Lord of the Dance than Lord Voldemort," I tutted at my daughter Jesse as she came down the stairs in hot pants, lumberjack shirt, hobnail boots and a long black cloak.
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Classic Boston goblets, traditional diamond decor and deliberately short stems add charm to hobnail crystal glasses.
Under the offset sapphire disc, an engine-turned hobnail pattern decorates the dial - overarched by the semi-circular scale of the retrograde dates.
This can be seen in the four different engine- turned patterns that decorate the dial-- hobnail on the main timekeeper, barleycorn around the circumference of the dial, straight chevron to distinguish the power reserve triangle, and cross- hatching that outlines each feature.