Part of speech: noun

A small round hill; mound; hilltop.

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Usage examples "knoll":

  1. On the way she had worn a shawl, which she slipped off when she came to the church knoll. - "The Emperor of Portugallia", Selma Lagerlof.
  2. But I called and then called in vain until at last I came out to the huge old rock that juts out from the edge of the rugged little knoll at the far end of the pasture. - "The Golden Bird", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  3. He walked back to the bed on the knoll, leaving the priest to stretch out across the doorway. - "The Road to Frontenac", Samuel Merwin.