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Definition of Tillage

Tillage

  1. The operation, practice, or art of tilling or preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground in a proper state for the growth of crops.
  2. A place tilled or cultivated; cultivated land.

Tillage Quotations

The unproductive tillage of human cattle takes that which of right belongs to free labor, and which is necessary for the support and happiness of our own race.
David Wilmot

Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
Daniel Webster

When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Daniel Webster

The world is a multiplicity, a harvest-field, a battle-ground; and thence arises through human contact ways of numbering, or mathematics, ways of tillage, or agriculture, ways of fighting, or military tactics and strategy, and these are incorporated in individuals as habits of life.
George Edward Woodberry

The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
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Tillage Translations

tillage in German is Bodenbestellung, Ackerbau {m}
tillage in Swedish is odling
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