- the sesame plant.
Origin of til
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40
- till; until.
Origin of 'til
aphetic variant of until
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Examples from the Web for til
Whether you eat it or drink it, don’t stop ‘til you get enough.10 Ways to Stay Hydrated (That Aren’t Water)
July 25, 2014
Guess we’ll all just have to wait ‘til June 2015 to find out.‘Orange Is the New Black’: Inside the Wild S2 Finale and What’s Next for Season 3
Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern
July 12, 2014
“I’ve been very good at staying up ‘til 5am myself in the past,” she says, laughing.
He said, “Don’t let it all go now, just hold back ‘til we cover you.”
All of us sincerely intend, when we take our wedding vows, to live up to the ideal of ‘til death do us part.’The Best of the Beast, May 5-12
The Daily Beast
May 10, 2014
There's nothin' til beat a lot of young childher about the house.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
"Don't you fret, Til," said Aileen, who did not understand entirely.The Four Million
It was in "Til Frihet" that he had been guilty of high treason.
I would like richt weel gin ye were comin' til the kirk wi' us.
He speaks 265that plain like til folk here, tho' we canna see Him.
- another name for sesame, esp a variety grown in India
C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit tilá sesame
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Word Origin and History for til
variant of till (prep.) or short for until.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper