tilth

noun
\ˈtilth \

Definition of tilth 

1 : cultivated land : tillage

2 : the state of aggregation of a soil especially in relation to its suitability for crop growth

First Known Use of tilth

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tilth

Middle English, from Old English, from tilian to till

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