Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The horse that goes between the thills, or shafts, and supports them.
  • n. The last horse in a team.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The horse which goes between the thills, or shafts, and supports them; also, the last horse in a team; -- called also thill horse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thill-horse. Compare wheeler.

Etymologies

thill +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jerichow, a sexy, twisty, German-language, English-subtitled thiller with a perversely satisfying ending.

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  • No mention of shoes, didn't think it was appropriate for a thiller.

    preconceptions

  • The novels I've written aren't entirely different from one another, but someone looking for another drawing room horror novel might be slightly put off by the supernatural crime thiller or the alternate world science fiction that looks a little like fantasy.

    Sacrifices

  • Escapist nonsense, trashy thiller, commercial fiction -- all seem to be negative labels in the literary world.

    Reality Check Ahead

  • I asked Pat Mullan, the thiller writer and great friend to come along

    November 2007

  • Film-Fatale has news on Paul Verhoeven's next one, an adaptation of Boris Akunin's The Winter Queen, a thiller set in 19th century St Petersburg and London.

    GreenCine Daily: Up-n-coming, 2/13.

  • That is thiller if you want i will link the video.

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  • After them came out five great wains, full of leeks, garlic, onions, and chibots, drawn with five-and-thirty strong cart-horses, which was six for every one, besides the thiller.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • You can hang it up in your parlor and tell a real thiller about how it got that way and how lucky you are to be alive.

    The Rolling Stones

  • I was a big fan of the original Edge of Darkness - a BBC thiller shot when I was young.

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