Origin of dill
Examples from the Web for dill
Despite rumors spreading that his daughter is a harlot, Dill (Stanley Tucci) has complete and utter faith in her, no matter what.The 13 Coolest Movie Dads: ‘Taken,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Die Hard,’ and More
June 15, 2014
“You are a spy,” she screams, waving first her walking stick and then a bunch of dill at me.Inside East Ukraine’s Make-Believe Republics
May 15, 2014
But when my school friends would drop by our kitchen and catch the whiff of dill, they would flee.The Sickle of Plenty: “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking”
September 13, 2013
Place the lobster tails, olive oil, wine, dill, and salt and pepper to taste in a foil pouch.Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties
May 26, 2013
Dill, however, found her party lining up behind popular former governor Angus King, who won the three-way race as an Independent.Estrogen Fest: Key Women in the Race for Congress
November 7, 2012
"I will put it on hygienic grounds," said Dill, smiling acutely.
"You would be better in my house than this," said Dill, mysteriously.
"You are certainly some years older than the lady," said Dill, blandly.
Dill promised to give his most delicate attention to the point, and departed.
He's one of those fellows I am always delighted to meet Where are you going, Dill?
- an umbelliferous aromatic Eurasian plant, Anethum graveolens, with finely dissected leaves and umbrella-shaped clusters of yellow flowers
- the leaves or seedlike fruits of this plant, used for flavouring in pickles, soups, etc, and in medicine
- informal, mainly Australian and NZ a fool; idiot
Word Origin and History for dill
Old English dile "dill, anise," a West Germanic word of unknown origin (cf. Old Saxon dilli, Middle Dutch and Dutch dille, Swedish dill, German Dill).