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noll

n.

"top of the head," Old English hnoll, cognate with Middle Dutch nolle, Old High German hnol "back part of the head."

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  • Prescott threw himself down at the desk, while noll, after saluting, remained standing at attention.

    Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants H. Irving Hancock
  • I must believe you, noll, for did I not, then I could believe in naught and hope for naught.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • Nineteen at his next coming; but young Dan'l Tobey, risen to be fourth mate on that cruise with noll, laid siege to her.

    The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
  • Old noll himself would have jumped out of the canvas at the tidings.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • noll still stood by, watching, ready to be at hand if anything happened.

    Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants H. Irving Hancock
  • noll's face was very grave, but he kept his place and said nothing.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • noll did not lose sight for a moment of his plan to persuade Uncle Richard to take a walk with him.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord
  • This was hardly such an answer as noll craved, yet it made his heart lighter.

    Culm Rock Glance Gaylord

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