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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tilth

Statistics for tilth

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for tilth

The first known use of tilth was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on tilth

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with tilth

Britannica English: Translation of tilth for Arabic Speakers

Comments on tilth

What made you want to look up tilth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

living or existing for a long time

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!