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Noun: knell  nel
  1. The sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
    - knoll [archaic]
Verb: knell  nel
  1. Ring as in announcing death
    - knoll [archaic]
     
  2. Make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
    "knell the bells";
    - ring, knoll [archaic]

Derived forms: knelled, knelling, knells

Type of: bell, peal, ring, sound, toll