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Definitions of till

  1.   A tray or drawer in a chest.
  2.   Money- box or drawer in a desk or counter.
  3.   A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
  4.   A Scotch term for the stiff unstratified clays of the boulder formation, now beginning to be applied to any thick unstratified alluvia.
  5.   Tillable.
  6.   To prepare land for seed, and to raise and dress crops; to cultivate.
  7.   A money drawer in a shop or store.
  8.   unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
  9.   To cultivate land.
  10.   Until; to the time when; as, wait till I return.
  11.   To cultivate the soil.
  12.   TILLER.
  13.   A drawer.
  14.   As far as; up to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; that is, to the time specified in the sentence or clause following; until.
  15.   To cultivate, as land.
  16.   To; unto; up to; as far as; until; - now used only in respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc., and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.
  17.   To the time of.
  18.   Till such time as; until.
  19.   work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation; " till the soil"
  20.   A money drawer.
  21.   To the time when; to the degree that, as, I shall wait till you arrive: prep. to the time of; to the time, as till to- morrow.
  22.   To the time when: to the degree that.
  23.   To cultivate as soil.
  24.   A vetch; a tare.
  25.   A money- box in a shop; a drawer for cash.
  26.   a strongbox for holding cash
  27.   To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.
  28.   To the time or time of. Till now, to the present time. Till then, to that time.
  29.   To plough and prepare for seed; to cultivate and dress the creps of.
  30.   To the time of; up to; until.
  31.   a treasury for government funds
  32.   To prepare for seed, etc., as land.
  33.   To prepare; to get.
  34.   A money box or drawer in a desk or counter.
  35.   A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; -- sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.

Quotes of till

  1. It ain't over till it's over. – Yogi Berra
  2. Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old. – Wes Borland
  3. Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ. – Donald Cargill
  4. My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery. – John Cleveland
  5. But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest. – John Gay
  6. Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. – John Keats
  7. There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening- figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits. – Gustav Klimt
  8. Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. – James Russell Lowell
  9. Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self -evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. – Thomas B. Macaulay
  10. I was on a founding members of the Canadian theatre movement in the late 60's till the mid 70's and performed theatre from Halifax to Vancouver and all places in between. – Nick Mancuso
  11. For example, it's only about 20 years ago the people in that community would have got telephone lines, and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity came to that part of the world. Television wouldn't have come till 1970. – John McGahern
  12. Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred- then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash. – Nicholas Mosley
  13. If I waited till I felt like writing, I'd never write at all. – Anne Tyler
  14. I loved nearly all my teachers; but it was not till I went home to live at Oxford, in 1867, that I awoke intellectually to a hundred interests and influences that begin much earlier nowadays to affect any clever child. – Mary A. Ward

Usage examples for till

  1. “ I never saw her again till she was dead. ” – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  2. But never mind; I'll wait till to- morrow . ” – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  3. “ Fri'nd, I'd loike to live till next pay- day. ” – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  4. I've come away here, and must just wait till I die. ” – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  5. Don't speak till you feel better. ” – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  6. “ An' it's all as you said, only I couldn't feel quite sure till he come. ” – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  7. Why didn't he wait till I'm dead? ” – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  8. Na, Cosmo, I'm b'un' to du something wi' what I hae, an' no bide till I get mair. ” – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  9. We won't get out of this till night, will we? ” – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  10. “ " We were so happy, miss, till then! ” – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  11. You must just wait till she comes back. ” – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  12. And it was not till I got into bed that I let myself think of my mother. ” – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  13. “ I think I'll wait till they play Porceaugnac. ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  14. She went into the house and asked, could she stay there till morning. ” – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  15. Wait till I can speak. ” – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  16. Keep them there till we come down. ” – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  17. “ An' mind, don't leave the place till I come for you. ” – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. Till then leave me alone. ” – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  19. If I can't git a boy, I'll come back and stay till you git one. ” – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  20. “ I have done well by the land, and will yet, and give you what is just and right for the use of it till your brother comes. ” – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson

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