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tiller

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noun till·er \ˈti-lər\

Definition of tiller

  1. :  one that tills :  cultivator

First Known Use of tiller

13th century

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tiller

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noun til·ler \ˈti-lər\

Definition of tiller

  1. :  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

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noun til·ler \ˈti-lər\

Definition of tiller

  1. :  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

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verb til·ler \ˈti-lər\

Definition of tiller

tillered

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tillering

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of a plant

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to put forth tillers

First Known Use of tiller

1677

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TILLER Defined for Kids

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tiller

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noun til·ler \ˈti-lər\

Definition of tiller for Students

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


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tiller

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noun till·er

Definition of tiller for Students

  1. :  someone or something that tills land



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