See also: till and 'till

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Etymology edit

  • As an English surname, reduced from a pet form of Matilda.
  • As a north German surname, spelling variant of Thiel.

Proper noun edit

Till (countable and uncountable, plural Tills)

  1. A placename
    1. (uncountable) A river in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, tributary to the Tweed.
      • Traditional saying:
        Tweed says to Till:
        "What gars ye rin sae still ?"
        Till says to Tweed:
        "Tho ye rin wi' speed
        And I rin slaw
        Whar ye droon ae man,
        I droon twa !"
    2. (uncountable) A river in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
    3. (uncountable) A river in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  2. (countable) A surname.

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tɪl/
  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

Till m (strong, genitive Tilles or Tills, plural Tille)

  1. Obsolete form of Dill (dill).
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Medieval diminutive of compound given names beginning with Diet- (such as Dieter or Dietrich), from Old High German thoit (people).

Proper noun edit

Till m (proper noun, strong, genitive Tills)

  1. a male given name
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