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 Meanings and Examples of KNELL
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knell
 n.  the sound of a bell knelling; a toll
Classic Sentence:
1  Cannon to the south, and they might be tolling the knell of Atlanta's fall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  His manner was so casual when he was sounding the death knell of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  One by one the sullen sounds fell successively on the ear, leaving but sufficient space for each to die away in distant echo, ere the air was again filled by repetition of the iron knell.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
4  A knell from the church bell broke harshly on these youthful thoughts.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  Never did funeral knell, never did alarm-bell, produce a greater effect on the hearer.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
6  It is the knell, Monsieur Madeleine.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
7  After the psalmodies, the bells, the peals, and knells and offices, the sound of these little girls burst forth on a sudden more sweetly than the noise of bees.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
Example Sentence:
1  By spreading its doorbuster specials over five days this year, Walmart may have thought it was sounding the death knell for the annual shopping frenzy known as Black Friday.
2  The loss of Georgia would sound the death knell of Republican hopes.