Dr. thill was ready to give a certificate that Persis had died of heart-failure.
He was talking as much to himself as to the poor fellow who clung to the thill.
"'Now no dray horse moves more readily to the thill than I to the painter's chair," he said.
thill, thil, n. one of the shafts of a cart or other carriage.
Now no dray moves more readily to the thill than I do to the painter's chair.
So Roake called the family physician, Dr. thill; caught him dressing for the opera.