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knob (NAHB) (noun)
A round, prominent lump or protuberance, often ornamental: The decorative knob on the door was highly individual.
nob (NAHB) (noun)
1. The Jack or Knave card in a game of cribbage which score points for the holder: Walter's nob gave him the advantage over his opponent.
2. Chiefly British, a person of wealth or social standing: Albert was considered a nob in his social circle.

The card-playing nob rested his hand on the knob of his cane while he was playing a game of nob which he was always winning.