See also: Noll

English edit

Etymology edit

From Old English hnol. Cognate with Dutch nol (top of a sand-dune).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /nɒl/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒl
  • Homophone: gnoll (one pronunciation)

Noun edit

noll (plural nolls)

  1. (now UK regional) The head, especially the top of the head. [from 8th c.]
    • 1499, John Skelton, The Bowge of Courte:
      Wolde to God it wolde please you some daye / A balade boke before me for to laye, / And lerne me to synge Re my fa sol! / And whan I fayle bobbe me on the noll.

Swedish edit

Swedish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : noll

Etymology edit

Ultimately from Latin nūllus.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit


  1. zero

Coordinate terms edit

See also edit

Yola edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English nol, from Old English hnoll.

Noun edit

noll (plural nollès)

  1. awl
    Synonym: managh

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 59