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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'.

Words that rhyme with knoll

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal, goal, hole, Joel, kohl, mol, mole, Nicole, parol, parole, patrol, pole, poll, prole, rôle, roll, scroll, Seoul, shoal, skoal, sole, soul, stole, stroll, thole, Tirol, toad-in-the-hole, toll, troll, vole, whole

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verb& noun

Archaic form of knell.

Origin

Middle English: probably an imitative alteration of knell.

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