Hill
Hill Hill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hilling}.] To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn. [1913 Webster]

Showing them how to plant and hill it. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(less than a mountain), , ,


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  • Hill — (engl. für ‚Hügel‘, aber auch mittelhochdeutsch ‚Heimstätte‘) bezeichnet geografische Objekte: Hill (Bach), einen Grenzbach im Hohen Venn Hill (Gloucestershire), Vereinigtes Königreich Hill (Warwickshire), Vereinigtes Königreich Hill (West… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hill — W2S2 [hıl] n [: Old English; Origin: hyll] 1.) an area of land that is higher than the land around it, like a mountain but smaller →↑uphill, downhill ↑downhill ▪ Their house is on a hill overlooking the sea. ▪ the top of Sidbury Hill ▪ A cart was …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hill — [ hıl ] noun count *** 1. ) an area of land that is higher than the land surrounding it but smaller and lower than a mountain: a valley surrounded by wooded hills the Pentland Hills an area popular with hill walkers the top/bottom of a hill: They …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Hill — Hill, n. [OE. hil, hul, AS. hyll; akin to OD. hille, hil, L. collis, and prob. to E. haulm, holm, and column. Cf. 2d {Holm}.] 1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hill — O.E. hyll hill, from P.Gmc. *hulni (Cf. M.Du. hille, Low Ger. hull hill, O.N. hallr stone, Goth. hallus rock, O.N. holmr islet in a bay, O.E. holm rising land, island ), from PIE root *kel …   Etymology dictionary

  • hill — [hil] n. [ME < OE hyll, akin to MDu hille < IE base * kel , to project, rise high > L collis, hill, Gr kolophōn, peak] 1. a natural raised part of the earth s surface, often rounded and smaller than a mountain 2. a small pile, heap, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Hill — Hill, Archibald V. Hill, Rowland * * * (as used in expressions) Bunker Hill, batalla de Shirley Anita St. Hill Hill, David Octavius y Robert Adamson Hill, James J(erome) Hill, Joe …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hill — ► NOUN ▪ a naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountain. ● over the hill Cf. ↑over the hill ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Hill — s New York Reports Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • Hill — Hill, Sir Rowland, Reformator des engl. Postwesens, geb. 3. Dez. 1795 in Kidderminster, schlug 1837 die Einführung eines einheitlichen Portosatzes von 1 Penny vor, was 1840 Gesetz wurde, 1854 64 dirigierender Sekretär des Postdepartements, gest.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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