- delivery boy,
- delivery room,
- delivery system,
- delivery van,
- della crusca,
- della quercia, jacopo,
- della robbia
Origin of dell
Origin of dells
Examples from the Web for dell
Sadly, Dell was killed five weeks after performing this stunt, fatally injured in a different performance.
“Oh, this is from 2005,” says Dell, a self-described Michelle Kwan “uber-fan” who lives in Yonkers.Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Chases Gold in Rhode Island’s Gubernatorial Race|Nicholas McCarvel|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, on his desk, sits a Dell laptop and a copy of Lincoln The Man by Edgar Lee Masters.
Dell is faced with a cratering PC market as well as competitors like Amazon in the IT service industry.
Powers buried all five bodies outside a garage in Quiet Dell, West Virginia, where he had confined and then killed them.Murder, She Wrote: Jayne Anne Phillips on Her New Novel|Jane Ciabattari|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Maddalena dell' Armi had not believed that he would come, but she stopped at home that afternoon on the bare possibility.Whosoever Shall Offend|F. Marion Crawford
"Holding these cattle is going to be no trouble at all," said Dell, as they rode homeward, at the end of the first day's herding.Wells Brothers|Andy Adams
The old Commedia dell' Arte, as we have seen, had sunk into decrepitude.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
At length, from a rising hill, they looked below them on the dell of Holywood.The Black Arrow|Robert Louis Stevenson
I have already explained that Jack had drawn his musketeers across the dell, and placed the spearmen in the jungle on both flanks.The Gorilla Hunters|R.M. Ballantyne
Word Origin for dell
Old English dell "dell, hollow, dale" (perhaps lost and then borrowed in Middle English from cognate Middle Dutch/Middle Low German delle), from Proto-Germanic *daljo (cf. German Delle "dent, depression," Gothic ib-dalja "slope of a mountain"); related to dale (q.v.).
rogue's cant 16c.-17c. for "a young girl of the vagrant class," of uncertain origin.
A Dell is a yonge wenche, able for generation, and not yet knowen or broken by the vpright man. ... [W]hen they have beene lyen with all by the vpright man then they be Doxes, and no Dells. [Thomas Harman, "A Caveat or Warning for Common Cursitors," 1567]