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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hobnailedhob‧nailed /ˈhɒbneɪld $ ˈhɑːb-/ (also hobnail /-neɪl/) adjective [only before noun] especially British English old-fashioned  DCChobnailed boots have large nails fastened to the bottom to make them last longer
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hobnailedFirm it with a duck-like waddling movement of your hobnailed boots.Not unless the climber had been wearing hobnailed boots.The larder's all bare except for some hobnailed cheese and suicide biscuits.
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