To cover with a hill.
- Past one's prime.
- absent without permission; AWOL
- in one's decline
Other Word Forms of Hill
Origin of Hill
From Middle English, from Old English hyll (“hill”), from Proto-Germanic *hulliz (“stone, rock”), from Proto-Indo-European *kolən-, *koləm- (“top, hill, rock”). Cognate with Middle Dutch hille, hulle (“hill”), Low German hull (“hill”), Icelandic hóll (“hill”), Latin collis (“hill”), Lithuanian kalnas, Albanian kallumë (“big pile, tall heap”), Old English holm (“rising land, island”). More at holm.
Middle English hil from Old English hyll kel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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