1. (n.) The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave.

2. (n.) The hilt of a weapon.

3. (n.) A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby.

4. (n.) A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast.

5. (n.) A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc.

6. (n.) A screw hob. See Hob, 3.

7. (n.) A block for scotching a wheel.

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