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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HILLOCK

The church was built on a hillock, which sloped down gently to the village.

The lofty nest, or Termitarium, constitutes a hillock in the form of a cupola.

Mikel whispered to me, "The bear sleeps under that hillock of snow."

And again I sat on a hillock and surrendered to the most doleful meditations.

The ruins of two temples stand on a hillock rising from the Indus.

"That's the knoll," said Addison, pointing to a hillock among the trees.

And this hillock itself—who could paint it,With its changes of shadow and light?

"It will seem soft as down," she replied, and seated herself on the hillock.

“Then he was the person I saw at the top of the hillock out there,” observed Loraine.

He was only undecided as to which side of the hillock he should pass by on his way to the pond.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., hilloc "small hill" (c.1200 as a surname), from hill + Middle English diminutive suffix -oc.

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