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HILL, n. [L. collis.]

1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence. A hill is less than a mountain, but of no definite magnitude, and is sometimes applied to a mountain. Jerusalem is seated on two hills. Rome stood on seven hills.

2. A cluster of plants, and the earth raised about them; as a hill of maiz or potatoes.

HILL, v.t. To raise earth about plants; to raise a little mass of earth. Farmers in New England hill their maiz in July.

Hilling is generally the third hoeing.

1. To cover. [L. celo.]



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HILL, n. [L. collis.]

1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence. A hill is less than a mountain, but of no definite magnitude, and is sometimes applied to a mountain. Jerusalem is seated on two hills. Rome stood on seven hills.

2. A cluster of plants, and the earth raised about them; as a hill of maiz or potatoes.

HILL, v.t. To raise earth about plants; to raise a little mass of earth. Farmers in New England hill their maiz in July.

Hilling is generally the third hoeing.

1. To cover. [L. celo.]

HILL, n. [Sax. hill or hyl; L. collis; perhaps Gr. κηλη. It cannot be the G. hügel, D. heuvel, unless contracted.]

  1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land : an eminence. A hill is less than a mountain, but of no definite magnitude, and is sometimes applied to a mountain. Jerusalem is seated on two hills. Rome stood on seven hills.
  2. A cluster of plants, and the earth raised about them; as, a hill of maiz or potatoes. United States.

HILL, v.t.

  1. To raise earth about plants; to raise a little mass of earth. Farmers in New England hill their maiz in July. Hilling is generally the third hoeing.
  2. To cover. [Obs.] [Sax. helan; L. celo.]

Hill
  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. To surround with earth] to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.

    Showing them how to plant and hill it. Palfrey.

  3. The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t.
  4. 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.

    [U. S.]

    Hill ant (Zoöl.), a common ant (Formica rufa), of Europe and America, which makes mounds or ant-hills over its nests. -- Hill myna (Zoöl.), 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 (Zoöl.), a partridge of the genus Aborophila, of which numerous species in habit Southern Asia and the East Indies. -- Hill tit (Zoöl.), one of numerous species of small Asiatic singing birds of the family Leiotrichidæ. Many are beautifully colored.

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Hill

HILL, noun [Latin collis.]

1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence. A hill is less than a mountain, but of no definite magnitude, and is sometimes applied to a mountain. Jerusalem is seated on two hills. Rome stood on seven hills.

2. A cluster of plants, and the earth raised about them; as a hill of maiz or potatoes.

HILL, verb transitive To raise earth about plants; to raise a little mass of earth. Farmers in New England hill their maiz in July.

HILLing is generally the third hoeing.

1. To cover. [Latin celo.]

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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LAV'ISHLY, adv. With profuse expense; prodigally; wastefully.

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