Till in a sentence

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Definition of Till

  • A vetch; a tare.
  • A drawer.
  • A tray or drawer in a chest.
  • A money drawer in a shop or store.
  • A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; -- sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.
  • A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
  • To; unto; up to; as far as; until; -- now used only in respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc., and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.
  • As far as; up to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; that is, to the time specified in the sentence or clause following; until.
  • To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.
  • To cultivate land.
  • a strongbox for holding cash
  • a treasury for government funds
  • unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
  • work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation

How to use till in a sentence. Till pronunciation.

A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
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David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
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May his grave be not made till the karadh- gatherers return," said the orderly to David.
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The man was not conscious of his presence till he was seized and flung against the wall.
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Yet here am I set, and here shall I stay till the skein be ravelled out.
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How large do small issues seem till we have faced the momentous things!
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One by one we all had yielded to ceaseless intrigue and common distrust of each other, until no honest man was left; till all were intent to save their lives by holding power; for in this land to lose power is to lose life.
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Abide here till to-morrow, when I will speak for thee to his Highness, and, I trust, bring thee pardon.
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His life, his fortune for Egypt, a country alien to him, which he had never seen till six months ago!
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But I will not sleep till I see thee again.
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With a great sigh, and yet with the tenseness gone from her eyes, she slowly drew the veil up again till only her eyes were visible.
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Thither thou shalt go to wait upon this woman thou hast savagely wronged, and upon her kind, till thou diest.
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Its office hours are from two in the afternoon till two the next morning; and anybody venturing abroad during those twelve hours needs to allow for the wind or he will bring up a mile or two to leeward of the point he is aiming at.
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We watched the tinted pictures grow and brighten upon the water till every little detail of forest, precipice and pinnacle was wrought in and finished, and the miracle of the enchanter complete.
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Often, as we lay on our faces, a granite boulder, as large as a village church, would start out of the bottom apparently, and seem climbing up rapidly to the surface, till presently it threatened to touch our faces, and we could not resist the impulse to seize an oar and avert the danger.
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It went surging up adjacent ridges-surmounted them and disappeared in the canons beyond-burst into view upon higher and farther ridges, presently-shed a grander illumination abroad, and dove again -flamed out again, directly, higher and still higher up the mountain-side-threw out skirmishing parties of fire here and there, and sent them trailing their crimson spirals away among remote ramparts and ribs and gorges, till as far as the eye could reach the lofty mountain-fronts were webbed as it were with a tangled network of red lava streams.
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So I baled out the seas we shipped, and Johnny pulled heavily through the billows till we had reached a point three or four miles beyond the camp.
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I believe I never appreciated, till then, the poverty of the human machinery-for I still needed a hand or two to place elsewhere.
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Go where you would, you heard nothing else, from morning till far into the night.
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One of the pleasantest and most invigorating exercises one can contrive is to run and jump across the Humboldt river till he is overheated, and then drink it dry.
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Examples of Till

Example #1
And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
Example #2
Ay, and he would have it, because it pleased him to have it-like his father before him.
Example #3
He was more Oriental, more fatalist, than he knew.
Example #4
A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.
Example #5
At that moment an orderly advanced towards them.
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David held out his hand.