Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Language: Old English
Origin: cnyll

knell

noun
     
knell [countable]
literary the sound of a bell being rung slowly because someone has died

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary