Definition of rill:
outpouring, streamlet, footrace, brook, tally, beck, political campaign, run, artesian well, ravel, rivulet, creek, running game, runlet, test, campaign, running, running play, river, canal, bourn, ladder, brooklet, streak, runnel, geyser, foot race, burn, hot spring, feeder, gill, trial, discharge.
A rill, had it conscious life, would never forget the pebble that deflected its course from one ocean to another; human life as it flows onward cannot fail to recognize events, trivial in themselves, which nevertheless gave direction to all the future.- "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
The awful river- horses rose up, and, with shrill screams, fell upon them, and gave them battle; while up from every rill peeped above the rushes frogs as large as oxen, and with blue and green eyes that gleamed like the eyes of cats.- "Mopsa the Fairy", Jean Ingelow.