Full tilt, with full force. Dampier.

(Tilt"er) n.

1. One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.

Let me alone to match your tilter.

2. One who operates a tilt hammer.

(Tilth) n. [AS. til, fr. tilian to till. See Till to cultivate.]

1. The state of being tilled, or prepared for a crop; culture; as, land is good tilth.

The tilth and rank fertility of its golden youth.
De Quincey.

2. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [R.]

And so by tilth and grange . . .
We gained the mother city.

Tilt hammer
(Tilt" ham`mer) A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in iron works, which is lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer.

(Tilt"ing) n.

1. The act of one who tilts; a tilt.

2. The process by which blister steel is rendered ductile by being forged with a tilt hammer.

Tilting helmet, a helmet of large size and unusual weight and strength, worn at tilts.

(Tilt"-mill`) n. A mill where a tilt hammer is used, or where the process of tilting is carried on.

Til tree
(Til" tree`) (Bot.) See Teil.

(Tilt"-up`) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Tip-up.

(Tilt"-yard`) n. A yard or place for tilting. "The tilt-yard of Templestowe." Sir W. Scott.

(Ti"mal) n. (Zoöl.) The blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]

(Tim"a*line) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the genus Timalus or family Timalidæ, which includes the babblers thrushes, and bulbuls.

(Tim"bal) n. A kettledrum. See Tymbal.

(Tim"ber) n. [Probably the same word as timber sort of wood; cf. Sw. timber, LG. timmer, MHG. zimber, G. zimmer, F. timbre, LL. timbrium. Cf. Timmer.] (Com.) A certain quantity of fur

(Tilt) n.

1. A thrust, as with a lance. Addison.

2. A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.

3. See Tilt hammer, in the Vocabulary.

4. Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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