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Knoll vs. Embankment

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Knollnoun

A small mound or rounded hill.

Embankmentnoun

a long mound of earth, stone, or similar material, usually built for purposes such as to hold back or store water, for protection from weather or enemies, or to support a road or railway.

Knollnoun

A knell.

Embankmentnoun

The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.

Knollverb

(transitive) To ring (a bell) mournfully; to knell.

Embankmentnoun

A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.

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Knollverb

(ambitransitive) To sound (something) like a bell; to knell.

Embankmentnoun

a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

Knollverb

To arrange related objects in parallel or at 90 degree angles.

Knollnoun

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.’;

Knollnoun

The tolling of a bell; a knell.

Knollverb

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

‘Heavy clocks knolling the drowsy hours.’;

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Knollverb

To sound, as a bell; to knell.

‘For a departed being's soulThe death hymn peals, and the hollow bells knoll.’;

Knollnoun

a small natural hill

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