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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