n.1.A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
Every mountain and hill shall be made low.
- Is. xl. 4.
2.The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t.
3.A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.
Hill ant
(Zool.) a common ant (Formica rufa), of Europe and America, which makes mounds or ant-hills over its nests.
Hill myna
(Zool.) one of several species of birds of India, of the genus Gracula, and allied to the starlings. They are easily taught to speak many words. [Written also hill mynah.] See Myna.
Hill partridge
(Zool.) a partridge of the genus Aborophila, of which numerous species in habit Southern Asia and the East Indies.
Hill tit
(Zool.) one of numerous species of small Asiatic singing birds of the family Leiotrichidæ. Many are beautifully colored.
v. t.1.To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
[imp. & p. p. Hilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hilling.]
Showing them how to plant and hill it.
- Palfrey.
Noun1.hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land
2.hill - structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
Synonyms: mound
3.Hill - United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
4.Hill - risque English comedian (1925-1992)
5.Hillhill - (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
Verb1.hill - form into a hill
To dream that you are climbing a hill, signifies your struggles in achieving a goal. To dream that you are standing on top of a hill, signifies that you have succeeded in your endeavours or that you have now have the resources to complete a task at hand.acclivity, anthill, bank, bank up, barrow, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, brae, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, butte, button, cahot, chine, clump, cock, condyle, convex, decline, declivity, dowel, down, downgrade, downs, drift, drumlin, dune, ear, elevation, embankment, eminence, fell, flange, flap, foothill, foothills, gall, gnarl, grade, gradient, handle, haycock, haymow, hayrick, haystack, heap, heap up, height, highland, hillock, hummock, hump, hunch, incline, jog, joggle, knob, knoll, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, molehill, monticle, monticule, moor, mound, mount, mountain, mow, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, peg, pile, pile up, prominence, promontory, pyramid, rib, rick, ridge, ring, rise, sand dune, shock, shoulder, slope, snowdrift, spine, stack, stack up, stud, style, swell, tab, tor, tubercle, tubercule, upgrade, upland, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt
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Hill ant
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Hill partridge
Hill tit
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Hills of circumdenudation
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