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Tull

noun
  1. Jethro (ˈdʒɛθrəʊ). 1674–1741, English agriculturalist, who invented the seed drill
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  • It was on his farm of Howberry that Tull invented and perfected his drill in the year 1701.

    Makers of Modern Agriculture

    William Macdonald

  • Tull died in the month of March, in the year 1740, at the age of sixty-six.

  • When we got tull sea, I found he hod no receipt for the cable.

  • Young's opinion of the labouring man, like Tull's, was not a high one. '

  • Evidently our Farmer had been reading on the subject, for in his diary he quotes what "Tull speaking of lucerne, says."

    George Washington: Farmer

    Paul Leland Haworth