To knit up, to wind up; to conclude; to come to a close. "It remaineth to knit up briefly with the nature and compass of the seas." [Obs.] Holland.

(Knit), n. Union knitting; texture. Shak.

(Knit"back`) n. (Bot.) The plant comfrey; — so called from its use as a restorative. Dr. Prier.

(Knitch Knitch"et) n. [Cf. Knit.] A number of things tied or knit together; a bundle; a fagot. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

When they [stems of asphodel] be dried, they ought to be made up into knitchets, or handfuls.

(Knits) n. pl. [Prob. same word as nit a louse's egg.] (Mining) Small particles of ore. Raymond.

(Knit"ster) n. A woman who knits. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

(Knit"ter) n. One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine. Shak.

(Knit"ting) n.

1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.

2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones.

Knitting machine, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting stockings, jerseys, and the like.Knitting eedle, a stiff rod, as of steel wire, with rounded ends for knitting yarn or threads into a fabric, as in stockings.Knitting sheath, a sheath to receive the end of a needle in knitting.

(Knit"tle) n. [From Knit.]

1. A string that draws together a purse or bag. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.

2. pl. (Naut.) See Nettles.

(Knives) n. pl. of Knife. See Knife.

(Knob) n. [A modification of knop. Cf. Nob.]

1. A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone.

4. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.

Thy merit hath my duty strongly knit.

Come , knit hands, and beat the ground,
In a light fantastic round.

A link among the days, toknit
The generations each to each.

5. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.

He knits his brow and shows an angry eye.

(Knit), v. i.

1. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.

2. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.

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