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ginger knob

vulgar derogatory A person, typically a man, with naturally red hair. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
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necker's knob

dated A rounded knob mounted to the steering wheel of an automobile so that it may be steered with one hand. So called because the driver (typically male) is able to place his arm around his girlfriend or wife. My grandfather gave me his old Cadillac, which still had the necker's knob on the wheel from when he first started courting my grandmother.
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that at least some of the calmness of the victims on Nob Hill was a result of "the shock of the disaster," which "had completely numbed our sensibilities"
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The hotel's brochures refer to this neighborhood as Lower Nob Hill, though a more apt characterization might be Upper Tenderloin - an area that is still straining to shake off its tawdriness.
CB Richard Ellis announced it has completed the sale of The Park Lane apartments on Nob Hill for $38,000,000--an unprecedented price of nearly $1.
At 10pm that night, I had a call from Charles Nob Hill Restaurant who had five trays of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables and cranberries leftover.
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