a little brook; rivulet
Origin of rillfrom 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.