Definitions for knollnoʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a small, rounded hill or mound.

    Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of knoll:

bef. 900; ME cnol, OE cnoll, c. MD, MHG knolle clod, ON knollr summit



  1. (v.t.)to ring or toll a bell for; announce by tolling.

  2. to ring or toll (a bell).

  3. (v.i.)to sound, as a bell; ring.

  4. to sound a knell.

  5. (n.)a stroke of a bell in ringing or tolling.

* Archaic..

Origin of knoll:

1350–1400; ME (n. and v.); alter. of knell


Princeton's WordNet

  1. knoll, mound, hillock, hummock, hammock(noun)

    a small natural hill

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knoll(noun)

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

  2. Knoll(verb)

    to ring, as a bell; to strike a knell upon; to toll; to proclaim, or summon, by ringing

  3. Knoll(verb)

    to sound, as a bell; to knell

  4. Knoll(noun)

    the tolling of a bell; a knell


  1. Knoll

    Knoll is a design firm that produces office systems, seating, files and storage, tables and desks, textiles, and accessories for office and for the home. The company also manufactures furniture for the home by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, Florence Knoll, Frank Gehry, Maya Lin and Eero Saarinen under the company's KnollStudio division. Over 40 Knoll designs can be found in the permanent design collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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