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rill

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a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • there are a few tiny fish in the rill

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The first known use of rill was in 1538

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“Rill.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rill. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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