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 for knurl
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knurl \Knurl\ (n[^u]rl), n. [See Knar, Gnar.]
     A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a
     nodule; a boss or projection.
     [1913 Webster]
     2. One who, or that which, is crossgrained.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knurl \Knurl\ (n[^u]rl), v. t.
     To provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge
     of a flat knob, or coin; to mill.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "knurl":
     Vandyke, bilge, blain, blaze, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow,
     bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot,
     chine, chop, clump, condyle, convex, crenellate, crenulate, crimp,
     cut, dowel, ear, flange, flap, gall, gash, gnarl, handle, hill,
     hump, hunch, incise, indent, jag, jog, joggle, knob, knot, knur,
     lip, loop, lump, machicolate, mill, mole, mountain, nevus, nick,
     notch, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, peg, picot, pink, rib,
     ridge, ring, scallop, scarify, score, scotch, serrate, shoulder,
     slash, spine, stud, style, tab, tooth, tubercle, tubercule,
     verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt

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