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[nou, noh]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. knoll1.
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Historical Examples of knowes

  • No, none of them all that knowes the Facion of the countrye.

    One dialogue, or Colloquye of Erasmus (entituled Diuersoria)

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • Since I hae slippit the tether, I may as well tak a canter o'er the knowes.

  • It was the Scots air: 'Ca' the yowes to the knowes,' which was a favourite of my father's.


    John Buchan

  • The end, he gathers he knowes not for whom; the reason, mans life consists not in the abundance of riches, 1.

  • These knowledges bring on the mind an endlesse labour, but no contentment: for the more one knowes, the more he would know.