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knoll

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[ nohl ]
/ noʊl /
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noun
a small, rounded hill or eminence; hillock.
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Origin of knoll

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before 900; Middle English cnol,Old English cnoll; cognate with Norwegian knoll hillock; akin to Dutch knol turnip, Icelandic knollur,German Knollen,Danish knold tuber

OTHER WORDS FROM knoll

knolly, adjective

Other definitions for knoll (2 of 2)

knoll2
[ nohl ]
/ noʊl /
Archaic.

verb (used with object)
to ring or toll a bell for; announce by tolling.
to ring or toll (a bell).
verb (used without object)
to sound, as a bell; ring.
to sound a knell.
noun
a stroke of a bell in ringing or tolling.

Origin of knoll

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1350–1400; Middle English (noun and v.); variant of knell

OTHER WORDS FROM knoll

knoller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for knoll (1 of 2)

knoll1
/ (nəʊl) /

noun
a small rounded hill

Derived forms of knoll

knolly, adjective

Word Origin for knoll

Old English cnoll; compare Old Norse knollr hilltop

British Dictionary definitions for knoll (2 of 2)

knoll2
/ (nəʊl) /

noun, verb
an archaic or dialect word for knell

Derived forms of knoll

knoller, noun
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