plural -s
dialectal, England
: head

Word History


Middle English noll, nolle, from Old English knoll, knol top, crown of the head; akin to Middle Dutch nolle, nol top, crown or back of the head, Old High German knol, nol top, knel top, crown of the head and to Old English hnecca neck

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near noll

Cite this Entry

“Noll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!