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till         

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      conj  
      prep  
1       short for       until     (Also (not standard))    til  
2      (Scot)   to; towards  
3    Dialect   in order that  
come here till I tell you     
     (Old English til; related to Old Norse til to, Old High German zil goal, aim)  
Till is a variant of until that is acceptable at all levels of language. Until is, however, often preferred at the beginning of a sentence in formal writing: until his behaviour improves, he cannot become a member  
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till          [2]  
      vb   tr  
1    to cultivate and work (land) for the raising of crops  
2       another word for       plough  
     (Old English tilian to try, obtain; related to Old Frisian tilia to obtain, Old Saxon tilon to obtain, Old High German zilon to hasten towards)  
  tillable      adj  
  tiller      n  

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till          [3]  
      n   a box, case, or drawer into which the money taken from customers is put, now usually part of a cash register  
     (C15 tylle, of obscure origin)  

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till          [4]  
      n   an unstratified glacial deposit consisting of rock fragments of various sizes. The most common is boulder clay  
     (C17: of unknown origin)  

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till         

[

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      vb   cultivate, dig, plough, turn over, work  

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till          [2]  
      n   cash box, cash drawer, cash register  

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Church ain't out till they quit singing exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"

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