Definition of Downhills

1. Noun. (plural of downhill) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downhills

1. downhill [n] - See also: downhill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downhills

downgone
downgrade
downgraded
downgrades
downgrading
downgradings
downgyved
downhaul
downhauls
downhearted
downheartedly
downheartedness
downhill
downhiller
downhillers
downhills (current term)
downhole
downier
downiest
downiness
downinesses
downing
downings
downland
downlands
downless
downlevel
downlight
downlighter
downlighters

Literary usage of Downhills

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham, in the County of by William Robinson (1840)
"(NOW CALLED downhills.) THIS elegant mansion was formerly the residence of the late Rowland Stephenson, Esq., of Holme Culham Abbey, Cumberland, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"The Wiltons were neither Uphills nor downhills ; I had the honour of sitting between Esther and Miss Barbara, whilst Tom Folgate sat near Emmy, ..."

3. The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence (1841)
"Lawford, John Lindsay, downhills, Tottenham. ... Thomas Baker, 3fi, Fenchurch Street. John Lawford, Drapers' Hall, London ; and downhills. ..."

4. An Account of Some of the Families Bearing the Name of Heathcote which Have by Evelyn Dawsonne Heathcote (1899)
"... and formerly of downhills in the parish of Tottenham, a house which was also known by the name of Mount Pleasant, and which he rented from Mr. Henry ..."

5. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1894)
"... of the Monkey People through tree-land is one of the things nobody can describe. They have their regular roads and cross-roads, uphills and downhills, ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... HAUE (1798-1868), poet, born on 20 April 1798, •was the only son of Henry Hare Townshend (d. 1827) of downhills, Tottenham, Bus- bridge Hall, Godalming, ..."

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