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.
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How to use tilth in a sentence
The worth of 'winter tilth of a cyvar two legal pence;' and so p. 286, Dimetian Code.The English Village Community | Frederic Seebohm
When land is in excellent tilth, it may grow red clover satisfactorily while showing a decided lime deficiency.Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement | Alva Agee
The husbandman was bound to carry out the proper cultivation, raise an average crop and leave the field in good tilth.
If the tenant paid his rent and left the land in good tilth, the landlord could not interfere nor forbid subletting.
Every plant and shrub gave evidence of loving care, and repaid the tilth bestowed upon them with lavish interest.The Taming of the Jungle | Dr. C. W. Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for tilth
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
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