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til

1

[ til, teel ]

noun

  1. the sesame plant.


'til

2

[ til ]

preposition

TIL

3
or til

abbreviation for

  1. today I learned.

til

/ tiːl; tɪl /

noun

  1. another name for sesame, esp a variety grown in India


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Confusables Note

See till 1.
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Word History and Origins

Origin of til1

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40

Origin of til2

Aphetic variant of until

Origin of til3

From its use in digital communications
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Word History and Origins

Origin of til1

C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit tilá sesame
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Example Sentences

Whether you eat it or drink it, don’t stop ‘til you get enough.

Guess we’ll all just have to wait ‘til June 2015 to find out.

“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 pot goeth so long to the water til at length it commeth broken home.

Til now late follows I sat upryght, as regards construction.

Til Loon was one of those who ran against his thorn and many others suffered the same fate.

The day cool & agreeable—I kept the children in til twelve tho' with great difficulty; they were for asserting their liberty.

And lede e nether figure stonde still euer-more til ou haue ydo.

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