rill

Part of speech: noun

A small stream of water.

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Usage examples "rill":

  1. The Romish scheme is preposterous;- it puts the rill before the spring. - "Literary Remains, Vol. 2", Coleridge.
  2. The rill ran a little way on my grounds, then crept under the fence and skirted my western boundary for several hundred yards. - "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe.
  3. But the place was clean, and the spring that rose in the center of the trees and trickled itself into a reed- bordered rill, was cold. - "The Lost Wagon", James Arthur Kjelgaard.