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Meaning of DELL

Pronunciation:  del

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small wooded hollow
 

DELL is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dingle
 
 See Also: holler, hollow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dell\, n. [AS. del, akin to E. dale; cf. D. delle, del,
low ground. See {Dale}.]
1. A small, retired valley; a ravine.

         In dells and dales, concealed from human sight.
                                               --Tickell.

2. A young woman; a wench. [Obs.]

         Sweet doxies and dells.               --B. Jonson.

 
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