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Definition of the noun zill

What does zill mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: zills

  1. one of a pair of small metallic cymbals worn on the thumb and middle finger; used in belly dancing in rhythm with the dance
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: cymbal = a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk

Alternative definition of the noun zill


  1. A kind of cymbals.


  1. Zill: Zills, also zils, or finger cymbals, are tiny metallic cymbals used in belly dancing and similar performances. They are called sājāt in Arabic. They are similar to Tibetan tingsha bells.
    • also known as Zil, Finger cymbals
  2. Zill: The 'Zill' mango is a named mango cultivar that originated in south Florida.

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Google previewText Book of Veterinary Medicine: Infectious diseases, sanitary science and police (1912)

C/zill is a most efficient cause hence the disease often prevails most extensively in spring and autumn, at the time of changing the coat, and of passing from stable to field and the converse. Joly relates that in Russia where large numbers die of ...

Google previewProtest in Putin's Russia (2016)

by Mischa Gabowitsch

Martin Schaad, Andreas Schulz, Goor Zankl and Rüdiger Zill is a constant source of intellectual pleasure rivalled only by the efficiency of Antonia Angold, Gabriele Karl and Liane Marz. Special thanks are due to Susan Neiman, whose ...

Google previewThe Traveller's Director Through Ireland (1801)

Being a Topographical Description ... of All the Roads ... Several Cities, Towns ... And an Epitome of the Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military and Natural History of Ireland, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Years : Compiled from the Most Authentic Authorities by J. S. Dodd

Lag/zill is a rectory in the diocess of Linnrict. \ 5 A: (By/in l'airs an: held on the firlf Wednrl'day (old-stile) in Seplemher. and the fiilt of December.Here is ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

ZLL, ZILL, see Self, Sell, v.' Bnff. Achild; a dial, ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

' ZIL, ZILL, see Sell', Sell, ...

Google previewThe English dialect dictionary (1898)

by Joseph Wright

ZIL, ZILL, see Self, Sell, 11. ZILL, sb.l anf.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Zill. Marshall. University. most successful creatures in the animal kingdom. Few if any forms of terrain present an insurmountable barrier to all insects. By evolving variations on a basic body plan, they have achieved remarkable dexterity in a ...

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Charlie Zill

Charlie Zill, known as the Zillbilly threw out the first pitch in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Orioles Park at Camden Yards on April 17, 2013 in Baltimore, MD. Zill is a long-time usher at Camden Yards who is struggling with stage 4 lung cancer. His wish was to attend one more Orioles game.

Zill died 10 days later on April 27, 2013.

Photo credit: Keith Allison

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Zill Meaning

Video shows what zill means. One of a set of small finger cymbals used in belly dancing and similar performances.. Zill Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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Scrabble value of Z10I1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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