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See definition of ell on Dictionary.com
  • as inarm
  • as inwing
  • as inannex

synonyms for ell

  • affiliate
  • branch
  • division
  • force
  • power
  • wing
  • authority
  • block
  • command
  • department
  • detachment
  • extension
  • offshoot
  • projection
  • section
  • sector
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antonyms for ell

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  • incompetence
  • weakness
  • whole
  • body
  • main
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How to use ell in a sentence

An end of the old house had been burned several years before, but the kitchen ell was still standing, with chimney complete.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Lamb saw an ashen-face bespectacled man peering around the corner of an ell.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A long ell ran out behind, evidently containing the kitchen and then the sheds and outhouses.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The side door, on a grape-shadowed porch, was in this ell, facing the barn across the way.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
C(urrer) B(ell) was a thin disguise for C(harlotte) B(ront), but it did not deceive the relatives.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
Now take another ell and hold the center of one outlet on this mark.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
The stem is more than two inches thick, and above an ell long.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
The rooms were larger, and there was at least one ell, or extension, for kitchen and dining-room uses.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Matters look squally ahead, no hay, and grass not an ell high, and growing downwards at that.
JOURNAL OF A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA BY THE OVERLAND ROUTE ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1850-51E. S. (ELEAZER STILLMAN) INGALLS
But Ive marked the last place e bogged down into, an if e just pokes a nose out once more, ell get it in the neck for keeps.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
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WORDS RELATED TO ELL

  • addendum
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • affix
  • appendix
  • arm
  • attachment
  • ell
  • subsidiary
  • supplement
  • wing
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