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tiller
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A shoot of a plant, springing from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sucker.
2. A sprout or young tree that springs from a root or stump.
3. A young timber tree.
4. A lever of wood or metal fitted to the rudder head and used for turning side to side in steering. In small boats hand power is used; in large vessels, the tiller is moved by means of mechanical appliances. See Illust. of Rudder. Cf. 2d Helm, 1.
5. The stalk, or handle, of a crossbow; also, sometimes, the bow itself.
7. A small drawer; a till.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To put forth new shoots from the root, or round the bottom of the original stalk; as, wheat or rye tillers; some spread plants by tillering.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. One who tills; a husbandman; a cultivator; a plowman.
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