hillock

Part of speech: noun

A small hill.

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Usage examples "hillock":

  1. It was calculated that he would reach a certain hillock not far from Warnsfeld by dawn of day. - "History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
  2. Keeping his eyes much on such a heaven, our inexperienced walker thought little of close- fitting boots until he had to sit down, screened from the public road by a hillock, and, with a smile of amusement but hardly of complacency, smooth a cruel wrinkle from one of his very striped socks. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.
  3. Small or young, as hillock, bullock, etc. - "1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading", B. A. Hathaway.