Tilth meaning

tĭlth
Cultivation of land; tillage.
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Tilled earth.
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The fitness of soil for cultivation, as measured by its structure and composition.
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A tilling or being tilled; cultivation of land.
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Tilled land.
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The state of being tilled, or prepared for a crop; culture.

The land is in good tilth and ready to plant.

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Rich cultivated soil.

"What good tilth," he said, grabbing a handful of soil.

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Origin of tilth

  • Middle English from Old English from tilian to labor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English tilian

    From Wiktionary