a little brook; rivulet
Origin of rill; from Dutch ril or Low German rille ; from an unverified form ridula, diminutive of Germanic base seen in Old English rith, small stream
to flow in or like a rill
- A small brook; a rivulet.
- Variant of rille.
Origin of rillLow German rille or Dutch ril, running stream; see rei- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present rills, present participle rilling, simple past and past participle rilled)
- To run a small stream.