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

  Knop \Knop\ (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop,
     G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud,
     Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. Knap, Knob.]
     1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button.
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              Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops
              and their flowers.                    --Ex. xxv. 21.
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     2. (Arch.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp.,
        the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then
        synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and
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     Knop+sedge+(Bot.),+the+bur+reed+({Sparganium">Knop sedge (Bot.), the bur reed ({Sparganium); -- so
        called from its globular clusters of seed vessels.
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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     some architectural ornament. (1.) Heb. kaphtor (Ex. 25:31-36),
     occurring in the description of the candlestick. It was an
     ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably
     an imitation of the fruit of the almond.
       (2.) Heb. peka'im, found only in 1 Kings 6:18 and 7:24, an
     ornament resembling a small gourd or an egg, on the cedar
     wainscot in the temple and on the castings on the brim of the
     brazen sea.

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