KJV Dictionary Definition: hill


HILL, n. L. collis.

1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence. A hill is less than a mountain, but of no definite magnitude, and is sometimes applied to a mountain. Jerusalem is seated on two hills. Rome stood on seven hills.

2. A cluster of plants, and the earth raised about them; as a hill of maiz or potatoes.

HILL, v.t. To raise earth about plants; to raise a little mass of earth. Farmers in New England hill their maiz in July.

Hilling is generally the third hoeing.

1. To cover. L. celo.


HILL'ED, pp. or a. Having hills.


HILL'ING, n. A covering.

1. The act of raising the earth around plants.