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Definition of Till


  1. A vetch; a tare.
  2. A drawer.
  3. A tray or drawer in a chest.
  4. A money drawer in a shop or store.
  5. 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.
  6. A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. To prepare; to get.
  11. To cultivate land.

Till Quotations

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Mark Twain

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Henry Ward Beecher

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
Winston Churchill
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Till Translations

till in Dutch is geldkist, kas, fonds
till in Finnish is kassa
till in Italian is forziere, arare
till in Norwegian is kasse
till in Spanish is hasta, arada

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