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Definition of "tilling" [tilling]

  • Present participle of till. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tilling" in a sentence
  • "The profession of advocate had terrified him, and he shuddered at the idea of tilling the soil."
  • "All of a sudden the idea of tilling the soil came into my head; tilling the soil was a healthful and noble pursuit! but my idea of tilling the soil had no connection with Britain; for I could only expect to till the soil in Britain as a serf."
  • "What this means is that the earthworms, protozoa, ants and other decomposers that are actively 'tilling' the soil are not there to do so."