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tillage

noun as in agriculture

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noun as in cultivation

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noun as in gardening

noun as in husbandry

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The practice of tillage — churning the ground to destroy weeds and facilitate the planting of next year’s crop — has depleted the very earth from which our food is grown.

It contains directions for draining, clearing, and inclosing a farm, and for enriching the soil and reducing it to tillage.

The acts to prevent the landholder from oppressing the occupier, and those for the encouragement of tillage, failed.

The soil was mainly mountain land and meagrely productive under toilsome and careful tillage.

The ground was so favorable for tillage, that twenty men labored at an acre and a half in one day.

As a means of breaking up the ground the plough is infinitely superior; for tillage and cultivation the hoe is far more useful.

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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tillage, such as: cultivation, culture, horticulture, husbandry, agronomy, and agronomics.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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