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Tilth definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TILTH, n. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [Not in use.]
1. The state of being tilled or prepared for a crop. We say, land is in good tilth,when it is manured, plowed, broken and mellowed for receiving the seed. We say also, ground is in bad tilth. When we say, land is in tilth, we mean in good condition for the seed; not in tilth,in a bad condition.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the state of aggregation of soil and its condition for supporting plant growth
2: arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops [syn: cultivated land, farmland, plowland, ploughland, tilled land, tillage, tilth]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from tilian to till Date: before 12th century 1. cultivated land ; tillage 2. the state of aggregation of a soil especially in relation to its suitability for crop growth

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 tillage, cultivation. 2 the condition of tilled soil (in good tilth). Etymology: OE tilth(e) (as TILL(3))

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tilth Tilth, n. [AS. til?, fr. tilian to till. See Till to cultivate.] 1. The state of being tilled, or prepared for a crop; culture; as, land is good tilth. The tilth and rank fertility of its golden youth. --De Quincey. 2. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [R.] And so by tilth and grange . . . We gained the mother city. --Tennyson.



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