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Definition of "knowe" []

  • A small hill. Alternate form of knoll, common in Scotland and Ulster; also known in England. (noun)

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Use "knowe" in a sentence
  • "Then follows a pathetic picture of one such widow, trembling and fainting for hunger, obliged, on her way to the well for a can of water, her only drink, to sit down on a 'knowe' and say a prayer."
  • "Behold Cymon, view Themistocles, and a thousand others, how they have differed, and fallen to better from themselves, and deceive the expectation of such as knowe them."
  • ""Who so list to hount," he wrote, "I knowe where is an hynde . . .""