from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small rounded hill or mound; a hillock.
- intransitive v. To ring mournfully; knell.
- transitive v. To ring or sound (a bell, for example) mournfully; knell.
- n. A knell.
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- n. A small mound or rounded hill.
- n. A knell.
- v. To ring (a bell) mournfully: to knell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A little round hill; a mound; a small elevation of earth; the top or crown of a hill.
- n. The tolling of a bell; a knell.
- intransitive v. To sound, as a bell; to knell.
- transitive v. To ring, as a bell; to strike a knell upon; to toll; to proclaim, or summon, by ringing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To ring, as a bell; especially, to ring slowly, for or as for a funeral; toll; knell.
- To ring or sound a knell for; warn or draw by the sound of a bell.
- To sound, as a bell; ring.
- n. The ringing of a bell: as, the curfew knoll.
- n. The top or crown of a hill; more generally, a small, gently rounded hill or mount.
- n. A turnip.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small natural hill
This piece which I own, consisting of nearly 20 acres on top of a knoll, is just 15 minutes from the nearest town yet has unobstructed views extending at least 30 miles in every direction.
Love the vintage farah slacks and penny loafers our shooter from the grassy knoll is wearing on front cover.
“A sun (face) on wand (neck) in knoll of sand (hips) she showed” etc,
A sun on wand in knoll of sand she showed, i. 217; x.
At last the whole cloud falls down over a knoll – all at once – the next instant the knoll is entirely covered with gray larks, pretty red-gray-white bullfinches, speckled starlings and greenish yellow titmice.
When it comes to American healthcare, the biggest grassy knoll is right where you’d expect to find it - in suburbia.
Re: When it comes to American healthcare, the biggest grassy knoll is right where you’d expect to find it - in suburbia.
It sat on what she would have termed a knoll rather than a hill, with the front slope tamed into step-down terraces decked with shrubs she imagined put on a hell of a show in the spring and summer.
The buildings on the knoll were a gray-black stain with flickers of light here and there.
Of the 720 acres within the city limits, 270 acres lie at a considerable height above the river and constitute what are known as the knoll or uplands of Hoboken.