thill

thill
thill [thil]
n.
[ME thille, a stake, pole, plank < OE, akin to ON thil, OHG dil, board wall, plank floor < IE base * telo-, flat surface > L tellus, earth]
either of the two shafts between which a horse is hitched to a wagon

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  • THILL (G.) — Georges THILL 1897 1984 Peu de chanteurs, peu de musiciens ont eu auprès d’un aussi vaste public une popularité aussi durable. Le charme de celui que l’on peut appeler, sans craindre d’être démenti, le plus grand ténor français s’étend bien au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thill — Thill, n. [OE. thille, AS. ?ille a board, plank, beam, thill; akin to ?el a plank, D. deel a plank, floor, G. diele, OHG. dili, dilla, Icel. ?ilja a plank, planking, a thwart, ?ili a wainscot, plank; cf. Skr. tala a level surface. [root]236. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thill — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Francis Augustine Thill (1893–1957), US amerikanischer Bischof der Katholischen Kirche Hans Thill (* 1954), deutscher Autor Lewis D. Thill (1903–1975), US amerikanischer Politiker Marcus Thill (* 1960),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thill — thill·er; thill; …   English syllables

  • thill — noun /θɪl/ a) The thin stratum of underclay which lies under a seam of coal; the bottom of a coal seam. One by one, Janki leading, they crept into the old gallery – a six foot way with a scant four feet from thill to roof. b) One of the two long… …   Wiktionary

  • Thill coupling — Thill Thill, n. [OE. thille, AS. ?ille a board, plank, beam, thill; akin to ?el a plank, D. deel a plank, floor, G. diele, OHG. dili, dilla, Icel. ?ilja a plank, planking, a thwart, ?ili a wainscot, plank; cf. Skr. tala a level surface. [root]236 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thill Sharief — Infobox Tehsil Pakistan tehsil caption = official name= Pind Dadan Khan province= Punjab district= Jhelum area total km2= census year= 1998 estimate year= census pop= estimate pop= population density km2= towns= 1 uc= 16 nazim= naib nazim =… …   Wikipedia

  • thill horse — Thiller Thill er, n. The horse which goes between the thills, or shafts, and supports them; also, the last horse in a team; called also {thill horse}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thill horse — noun Etymology: Middle English thil horse, from thil, thille thill + hors, horse horse : a horse that goes between the shafts and supports them …   Useful english dictionary

  • thill — noun Etymology: Middle English thille, perhaps from Old English, plank; akin to Old English thel board, Old High German dili, and probably to Latin tellus earth Date: 14th century a shaft of a vehicle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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