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till·er1 / ˈtilər/ • n. a horizontal bar fitted to the head of a boat's rudder post and used as a lever for steering. till·er2 • n. an implement or machine for breaking up soil; a plow or cultivator. till·er3 • n. a lateral shoot from the base of the stem, esp. in a grass or cereal. • v. [intr.] [usu. as n.] (tillering) develop tillers.

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tiller beam or stock of a crossbow XV; bar or beam attached to the rudder-head XVII. ME. tiler, telor — AN. telier weaver's beam :- medL. tēlārium, f. L. tēla web.

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tiller A shoot that develops at the base of a plant stem from an axillary bud. Tillers are often produced in response to injury of the main stem, as occurs when a tree is lopped.

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tiller In grasses, a lateral shoot arising at ground level.

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tiller In grasses, a lateral shoot arising at ground level.

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