tilth

[ tilth ]
/ tɪlθ /

noun

the act or operation of tilling land; tillage.
the state of being tilled or under cultivation.
the physical condition of soil in relation to plant growth.
land that is tilled or cultivated.

Origin of tilth

before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See till2, -th1
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tilth
/ (tɪlθ) /

noun

the act or process of tilling land
the condition of soil or land that has been tilled, esp with respect to suitability for promoting plant growth

Word Origin for tilth

Old English tilthe; see till ²
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