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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: knell (0.01277 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to knell.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: knell knell n : the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something v 1: ring as in announcing death 2: make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification; “Ring the bells”; “My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church” [syn: ring]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Knell Knell \Knell\, v. t. To summon, as by a knell. [1913 Webster] Each matin bell, the baron saith, Knells us back to a world of death. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] Knell \Knell\, n. [OE. knel, cnul, AS. cnyll, fr. cnyllan to sound a bell; cf. D. & G. knallen to clap, crack, G. & Sw. knall a clap, crack, loud sound, Dan. knalde to clap, crack. Cf. Knoll, n. & v.] The stroke of a bell tolled at a funeral or at the death of a person; a death signal; a passing bell; hence, (figuratively), a warning or harbinger of, or a sound indicating, the passing away of anything; -- also called death knell. [1913 Webster +PJC] The dead man's knell Is there scarce asked for who. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The curfew tolls the knell of parting day. --Gray. [1913 Webster] Knell \Knell\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Knelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Knelling.] [OE. knellen, knillen, As. cnyllan. See Knell, n.] To sound as a knell; especially, to toll at a death or funeral; hence, to sound as a warning or evil omen. [1913 Webster] Not worth a blessing nor a bell to knell for thee. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] Yet all that poets sing, and grief hath known, Of hopes laid waste, knells in that word, “alone”. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

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