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Meaning of MOLEHILL

Pronunciation:  'mowl`hil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing
 

MOLEHILL is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: hammock, hillock, hummock, knoll, mound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mole"hill`\, n.
A little hillock of earth thrown up by moles working under
ground; hence, a very small hill, or an insignificant
obstacle or difficulty.

      Having leapt over such mountains, lie down before a
      molehill.                                --South.



 
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