[hil-uh k] /ˈhɪl ək/
a small hill.
a small hill or mound
late 14c., hilloc “small hill” (c.1200 as a surname), from hill + Middle English diminutive suffix -oc.
hillock hill·ock (hĭl’ək)
A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, a tissue, or other structure.
- Hill of bashan
(Ps. 68:15), probably another name for Hermon, which lies to the north of Bashan.
noun, Informal. 1. something of trifling value; virtually nothing at all: The problem didn’t amount to a hill of beans.
- Hill of evil counsel
on the south of the Valley of Hinnom. It is so called from a tradition that the house of the high priest Caiaphas, when the rulers of the Jews resolved to put Christ to death, stood here.
- Hill operation
Hill operation n. A surgical procedure used to prevent esophageal reflux.