Knoll (?), n. [AS. cnoll; akin to G. knolle, knollen, clod, lump, knob, bunch, OD. knolle ball, bunch, Sw. knol, Dan. knold.]

A little round hill; a mound; a small elevation of earth; the top or crown of a hill.

On knoll or hillock rears his crest, Lonely and huge, the giant oak. Sir W. Scott.

 

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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.

Heavy clocks knolling the drowsy hours. Tennyson.

 

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Knoll, v. i.

To sound, as a bell; to knell.

Shak.

For a departed being's soul The death hymn peals, and the hollow bells knoll. Byron.

 

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Knoll, n.

The tolling of a bell; a knell.

[R.]

Byron.

 

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