Pronunciation Noun

dell (plural dells)

  1. A valley, especially in the form of a natural hollow, small and deep.
    • 1794, William Blake, The Little Girl Found, lines 49-50
      To this day they dwell
      In a lonely dell.
    • In dells and dales, concealed from human sight.
Synonyms Noun

dell (plural dells)

  1. (obsolete) A young woman; a wench.
    • 1621, Ben Jonson, The Gypsies Metamorphosed
      Sweet doxies and dells

Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. An unincorporated community in Montana, USA

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