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See definition of tiller on Dictionary.com
  • as insteering wheel
  • as infarmer
  • as inhandle
  • as inhelm

synonyms for tiller

  • wheel
  • helm
  • rancher
  • peasant
  • laborer
  • producer
  • grower
  • tender
  • Reaper
  • gardener
  • agriculturist
  • clodhopper
  • hired hand
  • horticulturist
  • villein
  • homesteader
  • gleaner
  • feeder
  • planter
  • agriculturalist
  • cropper
  • sower
  • sharecropper
  • agronomist
  • harvester
  • cultivator
  • plower
  • cob
  • breeder
  • country person
  • grazer
  • control
  • leadership
  • command
  • steering wheel
  • controls
  • rudder
  • driver's seat
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How to use tiller in a sentence

Presently he changed places with Sangree, and came down to talk with me by the tiller.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The tiller of the Indian fields lives and dies in his village and has no interests beyond the horizon.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Isabel made a wild clutch at the tiller ropes, and brought the boat back into the channel.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Lance took his place on the crossbeamto act as weight on either end if such balance was needed; Chet took the tiller.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
And Harvey, having relinquished the tiller to Joe, stretched himself out at full length on the seat to rest.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
And he put the tiller up and threw the Spray off the wind, while Arthur and Joe started the sheets.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
George Warren stood with one hand on the tiller and the other ready to grasp the main-sheet.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
If it is desired at any time to substitute steering with the tiller for steering with the wheel, the process is very simple.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The next moment Harvey, with a sudden turn of the tiller, threw the Surprise full tilt at the oncoming sloop.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The tiller is unlocked by simply flicking forward the cylinder with the hand, the locking and unlocking being done in a second.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TILLER

  • command
  • control
  • controls
  • driver's seat
  • leadership
  • rudder
  • steering wheel
  • tiller
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.