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Definitions of dell

  1. a small wooded hollow Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A small, retired valley; a ravine. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A young woman; a wench. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A small valley; a ravine; a retired glen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. See DALE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A small but deep narrow valley. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for dell

  1. After we have examined the dell which thou speakest of, we will direct our horses' heads towards Arnwood. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  2. At least, so said the woman, who followed the Child of the Hare into the deep dell at early nightfall. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones