till/until all hours

Definition of till/until all hours

  1. :  very late They were up till/until all hours.

Word by Word Definitions

tillplay
  1. :  to

    :  until

  1. :  until

  1. :  to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops :  cultivate

  1. :  a box, drawer, or tray in a receptacle (such as a cabinet or chest) used especially for valuables

    :  a money drawer in a store or bank

    :  cash register

  1. :  unstratified glacial drift consisting of clay, sand, gravel, and boulders intermingled

untilplay
  1. :  to

    : used as a function word to indicate continuance (as of an action or condition) to a specified time

    :  before

  1. :  up to the time that :  up to such time as

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

hourplay hours
  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes


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