Definition of hobnail liver in English:

hobnail liver

(also hobnailed liver)

noun

  • A liver having many small knobbly projections due to cirrhosis.

    • ‘Her hobnailed liver barely sustained her life.’
    • ‘Men may earn a hobnail liver by the constant, steady use of alcoholic drink taken systematically, so as always to keep within the limits of intoxication.’