Origin of knoll1
OTHER WORDS FROM knollknolly, adjective
Words nearby knoll
Other definitions for knoll (2 of 2)
Origin of knoll2
OTHER WORDS FROM knollknoller, noun
How to use knoll in a sentence
She loves to hike and fish just over the knoll in the Desolation Wilderness.
The monument stood on a knoll just off Interstate 65, at the hub of a double ring of 13 Confederate battle flags and 13 Confederate state flags, an enduring embarrassment at the gateway of a city that sees itself as part of the New South.The Hideous People Behind a ‘Heinously Ugly’ Confederate Statue|Mark Potok|December 19, 2021|The Daily Beast
Those who don’t buy the lone-gunman theory believe someone on the grassy knoll worked as a second sniper, that the Soviets or Cubans or unions — maybe the troika working in concert, even — were behind at least some of the plot.Why a 9/11 Commission-Style Panel Isn’t Winning Backers — Yet|Philip Elliott|April 20, 2021|Time
Sitting on that knoll of oversized wood chips, I surveyed the way the land unnaturally crested and dipped and plateaued—evidence of large swaths of earth moved here and there.
But it gave us no sensational revelations, no grassy-knoll conspiracy talk.
Context: Cher: “Loadies generally hang on the grassy knoll over there.”‘Clueless’ Glossary: Buggin’, Cake Boy, & More ’90s Slang From the Film|Anna Klassen|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mind-Blowing Bicycle Magic Trickster Tim Knoll is definitely the new cool kid in town.Beyoncé, Jimmy Fallon, Will and Jaden Smith, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|June 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ruin of the Carter house stood upon a knoll, several great elms sheltering it.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
It occupies a commanding position on a knoll and is surrounded by a group of fine trees.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Ida saw only a graceful knoll, bounded, except towards the west, by a chain of more imposing eminences.Alone|Marion Harland
Rising a little knoll soon after making the third ford, I came suddenly upon the familiar stopping-place of my former journey.
Perched on a knoll in the hills were gay pavilions, and above them glittered a sultan's twin banners, silver and gold.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis