Usage examples for dell

  1. After we have examined the dell which thou speakest of, we will direct our horses' heads towards Arnwood. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  2. At least, so said the woman, who followed the Child of the Hare into the deep dell at early nightfall. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  3. Scanty is my food, But that sweet bird, chileelee, blue of wing, Sings songs of peace within the wild- wood dell And round the enchanted shores of these blue seas- Not long, perhaps, our own- which tell me of a rest In far- off lands- the islands of the blest! – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  4. Here there was a little dell around which the pines grew so darkly and thickly that he determined to make it his covert should he fail in his first attempt. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe