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6 definitions found
 for knoll
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knoll \Knoll\, v. i.
     To sound, as a bell; to knell. --Shak.
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           For a departed being's soul
           The death hymn peals, and the hollow bells knoll.
                                                    --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knoll \Knoll\, n.
     The tolling of a bell; a knell. [R.] --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knoll \Knoll\ (n[=o]l), n. [AS. cnoll; akin to G. knolle,
     knollen, clod, lump, knob, bunch, OD. knolle ball, bunch, Sw.
     kn["o]l, Dan. knold.]
     A little round hill; a mound; a small elevation of earth; the
     top or crown of a hill.
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           On knoll or hillock rears his crest,
           Lonely and huge, the giant oak.          --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knoll \Knoll\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knolled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Knolling.] [OE. knollen, AS. cnyllan. See Knell.]
     To ring, as a bell; to strike a knell upon; to toll; to
     proclaim, or summon, by ringing. "Knolled to church." --Shak.
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           Heavy clocks knolling the drowsy hours.  --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  knoll
      n 1: a small natural hill [syn: knoll, mound, hillock,
           hummock, hammock]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "knoll":
     anthill, barrow, brae, butte, crest, down, drumlin, dune,
     elevation, fell, foothills, hill, hillock, hilltop, hummock, knob,
     lofty peak, molehill, monticle, monticule, moor, mound,
     mountaintop, peak, pic, pico, pike, pinnacle, point, precipice,
     rise, sand dune, spur, summit, swell, tor
  
  

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