Sentence Examples


  • About 55% of the whole is under tillage, while 16% consists of meadow and pasture and 21% is covered by forests.
  • When the last were abundant, it seems to be an indication that tillage was practised.
  • During the two years of his residence in Walden woods he lived by the exercise of a little surveying, a little job-work and the tillage of a few acres of ground which produced him his beans and potatoes.
  • Tillage is conducted on very primitive methods.
  • The area of land under tillage is less than a twentieth of the whole surface, the crop most extensively grown being maize or " mealies."