An example of a hill is a location for sledding.
A hill of corn or potatoes.
An example of hill is to form a tiny mountain of sand.
- Past one's prime.
Origin of hill
- Middle English hil from Old English hyll kel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 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.