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"top of the head," Old English hnoll, cognate with Middle Dutch nolle, Old High German hnol "back part of the head."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Old noll had a noose of hemp ready for horse-stealers, were they for King or for Parliament.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I must believe you, noll, for did I not, then I could believe in naught and hope for naught.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • Old noll himself would have jumped out of the canvas at the tidings.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • noll's face was very grave, but he kept his place and said nothing.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • noll asked, turning to the skipper, and laying down his glass.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • noll's bright fancies had all fled, and his heart was suddenly very heavy.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • This was hardly such an answer as noll craved, yet it made his heart lighter.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • noll had had his supper, and was sitting, sad and solitary, by Hagar's fire in the kitchen.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord

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