from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Either of the two long shafts between which an animal is fastened when pulling a wagon.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A shaft (one of a pair) of a cart, gig, or other carriage. The thills extend from the body of the carriage, one on each side of the horse. See cut under
- noun In coal-mining: The surface upon the tram runs.
- noun The under-clay. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One of the two long pieces of wood, extending before a vehicle, between which a horse is hitched; a shaft.
- noun (Mining) The floor of a coal mine.
- noun a device for connecting the thill of a vehicle to the axle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The thin
stratumof underclaywhich lies under a seamof coal; the bottom of a coal-seam.
- noun One of the two long pieces of wood, extending before a vehicle, between which a horse is hitched; a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun one of two shafts extending from the body of a cart or carriage on either side of the animal that pulls it
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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I started to learn eight of the Eighteen Buddha Palms forms (this is all thill so new to me, so forgive if I mess it up.) and then we did forty minutes of "real" t'ai chi chuan, where I started to learn a Yang-style form, and Bob taught me a little bit about the history of the martial art and the evolution of Chen style into Yang style, with associated legendry.
All this money for Iraq, soon thill tell us there is no money for s. s and medicare way to go Dems!
Thanks. thill wrote on November 20, 2007 6: 47 PM:
Comments (20) thill wrote on November 28, 2007 9: 12 AM:
Comments (7) thill wrote on November 19, 2007 10: 11 AM:
The object of this invention is to so combine the parts of shafts for vehicles that they may be readily transposed and re-employed to form the tongue without removing the thill arms or hounds from the Mr. William Jones, of Kalamazoo, Mich., has patented an improved box which is useful for various purposes, but is particularly intended for shipping fourth class mail matter.
A small army of Greeks defended the pass against a vast army of Persians under Xerxes. thill (thil), shaft of a carriage. thole (thol), pin set in the gunwale of a boat to serve as a fulcrum for the oar in rowing. thorough-brace (thur'o-bras '), a leather strap supporting the body of a carriage. thorp (thorp), a small village.
There was the _roulage_: an immense cart filled with goods of all descriptions, and drawn by four or five horses, ranged one before another, each decked with a merry string of bells, and generally rising in graduated proportions from the full-sized leader to the enormous thill horse, who bore the heat and burden of the day.
Lord worshipped might he be! what a beard hast thou got! thou hast got more hair on thy chin than Dobbin my thill-horse has on his tail.
"'Now no dray horse moves more readily to the thill than I to the painter's chair," he said.