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tiller

noun till·er \ ˈti-lər \

Definition of tiller

: one that tills : cultivator

First Known Use of tiller

13th century

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tiller

noun til·ler \ ˈti-lər \

Definition of tiller

: a lever used to turn the rudder of a boat from side to side; broadly : a device or system that plays a part in steering something

Origin and Etymology of tiller

Middle English teler, tiller stock of a crossbow, tiller, from Anglo-French teiler stock of a crossbow

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tiller

noun til·ler \ ˈti-lər \

Definition of tiller

: stalk, sprout; especially : one from the base of a plant or from the axils of its lower leaves

Origin and Etymology of tiller

Middle English *tiller, from Old English telgor, telgra twig, shoot; akin to Old High German zelga twig, Old Irish dlongaid he splits

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tiller

verb til·ler \ ˈti-lər \

Definition of tiller

tillered; tillering play \ˈti-lə-riŋ, ˈtil-riŋ\
intransitive verb
of a plant
: to put forth tillers

First Known Use of tiller

1677

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TILLER Defined for Kids

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tiller

noun til·ler \ ˈti-lər \

Definition of tiller for Students

: a lever used to turn the rudder of a boat from side to side

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tiller

noun

Definition of tiller for Students

: someone or something that tills land


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