- a tilling or being tilled; cultivation of land
- tilled land
Origin of tilthMiddle English tilthe from Old English from tilian (see till), akin to Old Frisian tilath, cultivation
- Cultivation of land; tillage.
- Tilled earth.
- The fitness of soil for cultivation, as measured by its structure and composition.
Origin of tilthMiddle English from Old English from tilian to labor
(countable and uncountable, plural tilths)
- The state of being tilled, or prepared for a crop; culture.
- The land is in good tilth and ready to plant.
- Rich cultivated soil.
- "What good tilth," he said, grabbing a handful of soil.
Old English tilian