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knoll

a small rounded hill

knoll

[‚nōl]
(geology)
A mound rising less than 3300 feet (1000 meters) from the sea floor. Also known as sea knoll.
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Resolving to have his fun first, and to look over the brickyard afterward, he rode on up the hill, prospecting for a way across country to get to the knolls.
At the base of the knolls he encountered a tumble-down stake-and-rider fence.
He tethered the horse and wandered on foot among the knolls.
Working out a new route just for the fun of it, late afternoon was upon him when he arrived back at the wooded knolls.
Yes, it included the clay-pit and all the knolls, and its boundary that ran along the big canon was over a mile long.
The wooded knolls are the same knolls referred to by Avis Everhard.
broke off the side of one of these knolls and toppled it into the hole where the Everhards made their refuge.
A mile northwest from the wooded knolls brings one to the site of Wake Robin Lodge at the junction of Wild-Water and Sonoma Creeks.
By taking a circuitous route, and, as it appeared to her, very unreasonable direction to the knoll, they were soon beyond her eye; and for some minutes longer she remained without sight or sound of any companion.
They desired me to stay--my cousin Maria charged me to say that you would find them at that knoll, or thereabouts.
By the time I get to the knoll they may be gone somewhere else.
We had not long to wait, and when I saw the head and shoulders of a man appear above the crest of the knoll, I sprang to my feet, with a heartfelt cry of joy, for it was Delcarte.