Knoll definition

nōl
Frequency:
A small rounded hill or mound; a hillock.
noun
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3
To ring or sound (a bell, for example) mournfully; knell.
verb
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A hillock; mound.
noun
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2
verb
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To ring mournfully; knell.
verb
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The definition of a knoll is a small hill or mound.

An example of a knoll is a small, grassy hill on a college campus.

noun
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A knell.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
knoll
Plural:
knolls

Origin of knoll

  • Middle English knollen probably alteration of knellen to knell knell

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English knol from Old English cnoll

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition