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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL, noun A vetch; a tare. [Local.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL'ABLE, adjective Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL'AGE, noun The operation, practice or art of preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground free from weeds which might impede the growth of crops. tillage includes manuring, plowing, harrowing and rolling land, or whatever is done to bring it to a proper state to receive the seed, and the operations of plowing, harrowing and hoeing the ground, to destroy weeds and loosen the soil after it is planted; culture; a principal branch of agriculture. tillage of the earth is the principal as it was the first occupation of man, and no employment is more honorable.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL'ED, participle passive Cultivated; prepared for seed and kept clean.

TILL'ER, noun One who tills; a husbandman; a cultivator; a plowman.

1. The bar or lever employed to turn the rudder of a ship.

2. A small drawer; a till.

3. Among farmers, the shoot of a plant, springing from the root or bottom of the original stalk; also, the sprout or young tree that springs from the root or stump.

4. A young timber tree. [Local.]

TILL'ER, verb intransitive To put forth new shoots from the root, or round the bottom of the original stalk; as we say, wheat or rye tillers; it spreads by tillering. The common orthography is tiller. Sir Joseph Banks writes it tillow.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL'ER, noun A money box in a shop; a drawer.

TILL, prep or adverb

1. To the time or time of. I did not see the man till the last time he came; I waited for him till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.

Till now, to the present time. I never heard of the fact ill now.

Till then, to that time. I never heard of the fact till then.

2. It is used before verbs and sentences in a like sense, denoting to the time specified in the sentence or clause following. I will wait till you arrive.

He said to them, occupy till I come. Luke 19:1.

Certain Jews--bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. Acts 23:1.

Mediate so long till you make some act of prayer to God.

[Note.--In this use, till is not a conjunction; it does not connect sentences like and, or like or. It neither denotes union nor separation, nor an alternative. It has always the same office, except that is precedes a single word or a single sentence; the time to which it refers being in one case expressed by a single word, as now, or the, or time, with this, or that, etc., and in the other by a verb with its adjuncts; as, occupy till I come. In the latter use, till is a preposition preceding a sentence, like against, in the phrase, against I come.]

TILL, verb transitive

1. To labor; to cultivate; to plow and prepare for seed, and to dress crops. This word includes not only plowing but harrowing, and whatever is done to prepare ground for a crop, and to keep it free from weeds.

The Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden to till the ground from whence he was taken. Genesis 3:1.

2. In the most general sense, to till may include every species of husbandry, and this may be its sense in Scripture.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILL'ERING, participle present tense Sending out new shoots round the bottom of the original stem.

TILLERING, noun The act of sending forth young shoots from the root or around the bottom of the original stalk.

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TILL'ER-ROPE, noun The rope which forms a communication between the fore end of the tiller and the wheel.

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TILL'ING, participle present tense Cultivating.

TILL'ING, noun The operation of cultivating land; culture.

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TILL'MAN, noun A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.

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TILL'Y-VALLY, adverb or adjective A word formerly used when any thing said was rejected as trifling or impertinent.