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knoll

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A small natural hill.

2 A small reef within a lagoon.

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knoll

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

toll, ring a knell. XV. f. late ME. knoll church bell, tolling, perh. imit. alt. of KNELL.

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Knoll

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 133 words.

American furniture and interior design company founded in 1938 in New York by Hans Knoll (1914–55), who in

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Knolles

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

GB frequency 1881: 8 • Main GB location 1881: Midlothian; Devon

Scottish; English: see Knowles.

Knolles, 1881

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Knoll

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

Architect and furniture and textile designer, Florence Knoll was in charge of Knoll International (see Knoll Associates), a leading American furniture design company, from 1953 to 1965. She...

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Knoll, Florence

Jonathan M. Woodham.

in A Dictionary of Modern Design

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art. 209 words.

Architect and furniture and textile designer, Florence Knoll was in charge of Knoll International (see Knoll Associates), a

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Knoll International

Anne Blecksmith.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 603 words.

American furniture manufacturer and retailer. Knoll International was established in 1938 in New York City by Hans Knoll (1914–55). Knoll was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and his father,...

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grassy knoll

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In conspiracy theories of the death of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, it is suggested that the real assassin was an unidentified gunman on a grassy knoll overlooking the route of the motorcade in...

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Knoll Associates (Florence and Hans Knoll); Knoll International

Anne Blecksmith.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 622 words.

Furniture manufacturer and retailer. Knoll International was established in 1938 in New York City by Hans Knoll (1914–55).

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Knoll, Florence (1917– )

Edited by Jonathan M. Woodham.

in A Dictionary of Modern Design

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art. 207 words.

Architect and furniture and textile designer, Florence Knoll was in charge of Knoll International (see Knoll Associates),

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knoll / ~ing / ~ed <i>v</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 20 words.

no:l, kn- / ˈno:lɪn, -ɪŋ, ˈkn- / no:ld, kn-

sp knolling1 / knoll’d2, knowld1

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Indian Knoll, Kentucky, USA

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Si]

An extensive Archaic Stage shell midden, living floors, and cemetery dating to c.2500–2000 bc. As a whole the site covers about 1 ha with some of the shell middens over 1.5 m...

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knoll

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A small natural hill.

2 A small reef within a lagoon.

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Knoll

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

A sturdy, compact, stone‐built house on the outskirts of Ambleside. In 1845 Harriet Martineau enjoyed planning it and supervising its building before making it her home from April 1846,...

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knoll

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 8 words.

A small natural rounded hill or mound.

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knoll

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 13 words.

1 A small natural hill.

2 A small reef within a lagoon.

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knoll

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 13 words.

1. A small natural *hill.

2. A small *reef within a *lagoon.

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knoll

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 13 words.

1. A small natural *hill.

2. A small *reef within a *lagoon.

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Knoll

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 84 words.

1. English and German: topographic name for someone living near a hilltop or mountain peak, from Middle English knolle ‘hilltop’,

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knoll

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

The recommended pronunciation in British and American dictionaries is /nəƱl/, rhyming with droll, although the pronunciation /nɒl/,

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knoll

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 149 words.

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal,

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