till [2] NOUN a cash register or drawer for money in a shop, bank, or restaurant.
ORIGIN originally in the sense «drawer or compartment for valuables»: of unknown origin.
till [3] VERB prepare and cultivate (land) for crops.
DERIVATIVES tillable adjective tillage noun tiller noun.
ORIGIN Old English, «strive for, obtain by effort»; ultimately related to TILL(Cf. ↑tillage).

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  • tillable — till·able …   English syllables

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