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till 1

 (tĭl)
tr.v. tilled, till·ing, tills
To prepare (land) for the raising of crops, as by plowing and harrowing; cultivate.

[Middle English tillen, from Old English tilian.]

till′a·ble adj.

till 2

 (tĭl)
prep.
Until.
conj.
Until.

[Middle English, from Old English til, from Old Norse.]
Usage Note: Till and until are generally interchangeable in both writing and speech, though as the first word in a sentence until is usually preferred: Until you get that paper written, don't even think about going to the movies. · Till is actually the older word, with until having been formed by the addition to it of the prefix un-, meaning "up to." In the 1700s, the spelling 'till became fashionable, as if till were a shortened form of until. Although 'till is now nonstandard, 'til is sometimes used in this way and is considered acceptable, though it is etymologically incorrect.

till 3

 (tĭl)
n.
1. A drawer, small chest, or compartment for money, as in a store.
2. A supply of money; a purse.

[Middle English tille.]

till 4

 (tĭl)
n.
Glacial drift composed of an unconsolidated, heterogeneous mixture of clay, sand, pebbles, cobbles, and boulders.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tilled - turned or stirred by plowing or harrowing or hoeing; "tilled land ready for seed"
ploughed, plowed - (of farmland) broken and turned over with a plow; "plowed fields"