tillage

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noun till·age \ˈti-lij\

Definition of tillage

  1. 1 :  the operation of tilling land

  2. 2 :  cultivated land

15th Century

First Known Use of tillage

15th century


TILLAGE Defined for English Language Learners

tillage

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noun till·age \ˈti-lij\

Definition of tillage for English Language Learners

  • : the activity or process of preparing land for growing crops


TILLAGE Defined for Kids

tillage

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noun till·age \ˈti-lij\

Definition of tillage for Students

  1. :  the practice of working land by plowing, sowing, and raising crops on

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