knoll
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /nəʊl/, [nəʊl], [nɒʊl]
  • (America) enPR: nōl, IPA: /noʊl/
Noun

knoll (plural knolls)

  1. A small mound or rounded hill.
    • 1813, Walter Scott, Rokeby:
      On knoll or hillock rears his crest, / Lonely and huge, the giant oak.
Translations Noun

knoll (plural knolls)

  1. A knell.
Verb

knoll (knolls, present participle knolling; past and past participle knolled)

  1. (transitive) To ring (a bell) mournfully; to knell.
  2. (intransitive, transitive) To sound, like a bell; to knell.
    • c. 1599, William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act II, scene VII, 114
      If ever been where bells have knoll´d to church.
    • For a departed being's soul / The death hymn peals, and the hollow bells knoll.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, The Gardener's Daughter; or, The Pictures
      Heavy clocks knolling the drowsy hours.
Verb

knoll (knolls, present participle knolling; past and past participle knolled)

  1. To arrange related objects in parallel or at 90 degree angles.

Knoll
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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