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tillable

[til-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. able to be tilled; arable.
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Origin of tillable

First recorded in 1565–75; till2 + -able
Related formsnon·till·a·ble, adjectiveun·till·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for tillable

cultivable, tillable

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Historical Examples of tillable

  • These gravelly bottoms are not tillable except in a few spots.

    A Report on Washington Territory

    William Henry Ruffner

  • But thus far only a fraction of the tillable soil has been located on.

  • What did it cost "to subdue" the present tillable lands of this country?

  • The people of Delaware have, indeed, very little land that is not tillable.

    The Quaker Colonies

    Sydney G. Fisher

  • Why did these people chose their embattlements so far away from all tillable land and sources of subsistence?