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Definition of tiller:

  1. A lever of wood or metal fitted to the rudder head and used for turning side to side in steering. In small boats hand power is used; in large vessels, the tiller is moved by means of mechanical appliances. See Illust. of Rudder. Cf. 2d Helm, 1.
  2. A shoot of a plant, springing from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sucker.
  3. A small drawer; a till.
  4. A sprout or young tree that springs from a root or stump.
  5. A young timber tree.
  6. One who tills; a husbandman; a cultivator; a plowman.
  7. The handle of anything.
  8. The stalk, or handle, of a crossbow; also, sometimes, the bow itself.
  9. To put forth new shoots from the root, or round the bottom of the original stalk; as, wheat or rye tillers; some spread plants by tillering.

Synonyms:

agriculturist, plower, grower, plowman, stool, agriculturalist, ca-ca, take a crap, farmer, cultivator, shit, make, take a shit, crap, defecate, raiser.

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