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  • v. Present participle of knoll.

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Examples

  • Five years has a melancholy sound to me now, for it is like a passing-bell, knolling away time.

    Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2

  • Seventy-three bells in chromatic diapason -- with their tinkling, ringing, tolling, knolling peal!

    Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, Volume 2

  • And now, again, the clock of the Old South threw its voice of ages on the breeze, knolling the hourly knell of the Past, crying out far and wide through the multitudinous city, and filling our ears, as we sat in the dusky chamber, with its reverberating depth of tone.

    Legends of the Province House

  • Long did it proceed unanswered, till the knolling of a bell stole in among the intervals of her words, like a clang that had travelled far over valley and rising ground, and was just ready to die in the air.

    The Hollow of the Three Hills

  • Stronger it grew and sadder, and deepened into the tone of a death bell, knolling dolefully from some ivy-mantled tower, and bearing tidings of mortality and woe to the cottage, to the hall, and to the solitary wayfarer that all might weep for the doom appointed in turn to them.

    The Hollow of the Three Hills

  • Long did it proceed unanswered, till the knolling of

    Twice Told Tales

  • And now, again, the clock of the Old South threw its voice of ages on the breeze, knolling the hourly knell of the past, crying out far and wide through the multitudinous city, and filling our ears, as we sat in the dusky chamber, with its reverberating depth of tone.

    Twice Told Tales

  • Stronger it grew, and sadder, and deepened into the tone of a death-bell, knolling dolefully from some ivy-mantled tower and bearing tidings of mortality and woe to the cottage, to the hall and to the solitary wayfarer, that all might weep for the doom appointed in turn to them.

    Twice Told Tales

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