Definition of ward hill
: beacon 1
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!
Origin and Etymology of ward hill
alteration of earlier English dialect wart hill, from wart beacon (probably from Old Norse vartha beacon) + hill; akin to Old High German warta act of watching — more at ward
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up ward hill? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).