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Pronunciation: /nəʊl
 
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noun

A small hill or mound: a grassy knoll
More example sentences
  • This walk follows a circular route around an irregularly shaped tarn, through broadleaf woodland and shady conifers and across grassy knolls nibbled by sheep.
  • The species also extends to several of the rocky knolls in the area.
  • Ahead were more hills, more little valleys, more slopes and hollows and knolls.
Synonyms
Geology drumlin;
Scottish brae;
South African koppie

Origin

Old English cnoll 'hilltop', of Germanic origin; related to German Knolle 'clod, lump, tuber' and Dutch knol 'tuber, turnip'.

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knoll2

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Pronunciation: /nəʊl
 
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verb& noun

Archaic form of knell.

Origin

Middle English: probably an imitative alteration of knell.

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