Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being tilled; fit for the plow; arable.

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  • adjective of land able to be tilled or ploughed; arable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively

Etymologies

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till +‎ -able

Examples

  • Before bidding on that Michigan farm last summer, he visited five times to walk the property, which includes a house and land for commercial development as well as tillable fields.

    Down on the farm, investors see big potential

  • About 5,000 of his 9,850 tillable acres are affected by the spillway, he said.

    Flood danger spreads along Mississippi

  • Before bidding on that Michigan farm last summer, he visited five times to walk the property, which includes a house and land for commercial development as well as tillable fields.

    Down on the farm, investors see big potential

  • For the tillable parts, he figures he paid about $6,000 an acre.

    Down on the farm, investors see big potential

  • In the entire land, it is hard to find tillable land that is not already tilled; only sandy fields or stony hills, suitable at best for planting trees or vines and, even that after considerable work and expense in clearing and preparing them - only these remain unworked.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gaza and Just War

  • For the tillable parts, he figures he paid about $6,000 an acre.

    Down on the farm, investors see big potential

  • It is exceptionally dry, and so a distinguishing architectural feature is meticulous dry stone walls that shore up streets, buildings, and the steep terraces that make practically every bit of land tillable.

    Dining with Dionysus

  • It is exceptionally dry, and so a distinguishing architectural feature is meticulous dry stone walls that shore up streets, buildings, and the steep terraces that make practically every bit of land tillable.

    Dining with Dionysus

  • It is exceptionally dry, and so a distinguishing architectural feature is meticulous dry stone walls that shore up streets, buildings, and the steep terraces that make practically every bit of land tillable.

    Dining with Dionysus

  • The war took its toll destroying an estimated 17% of tillable land, including open fields, olive, date, and other fruit orchards.

    Printing: Gaza One Year Later

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