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BARROW, a term often intended to signify an artificial hill, is also applied to natural ones. There is a Barrow on the west side of Derwent Lake, a hill 1200 feet high; there is Whitbarrow near Penrith, and Whitbarrow near Witherslack; Yewbarrow in Witherslack, and Yewbarrow in Wasdale. Latterbarrow explains itself - a hill branching from the side of a mountain: we have Latterbarrow at the foot of Wast Water, and Latterbarrow in Ennerdale.
KNOT, a small rocky protuberance on the side of a mountain.
COP, a little round-topped hill.
DOD is generally applied to a secondary elevation attached to one of the larger mountains; and mostly having a rounded summit. There is the Dod on the western side of Skiddaw; another in front of Red Pike; and Starling Dod, nearer Ennerdale. In the mountain range proceeding north from Helvellyn, are Stybarrow Dod, Watson Dod, and Great Dod: and in Patterdale, Glenridden Dod, and Hartshop Dod.
HOW generally implies a hill rising in a valley; (the sides of such hills are frequently ornamented with dwellings.) There is the How half way between the lakes of Derwent and Bassenthwaite; Pouterhow, at the head of Bassenthwaite lake, and
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