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.
Full tilt, with full force. Dampier.
1. One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.
Let me alone to match your tilter.Glanville.
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 . . .Tennyson.
We gained the mother city.
(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.
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`) (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