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tiller

a branch that forms from the base of a plant or the axils of the lower leaves. Such ‘tillering’ is common in cereal plants.
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He conquered a mad desire to let go sheet and tiller and to clasp her in his arms.
I put the tiller up, filled away before it, and with dizzy eyes checked and steadied the boat on her course and waved farewell.
George was the veriest of landlubbers, so I was forced to give over bailing and take the tiller.
I hauled in the main-sheet a foot or two, took a turn with it, and bracing my feet, put my back against the tiller.
And another man to the tiller," cried the master-shipman.
My gentle somnambulist,' said Mr Mifflin, aggrieved, 'I was doing nothing with this tiller.
The man at the wheel never vexed the old lady with any superfluous steering, but comfortably adjusting his limbs at the tiller, would doze away by the hour.
It is likely enough that in the rough outhouses of some tillers of the heavy lands adjacent to Paris, there were sheltered from the weather that very day, rude carts, bespattered with rustic mire, snuffed about by pigs, and roosted in by poultry, which the Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution.
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Tiller, 47, was one of the few doctors in America who carried out late-term abortions.
29 of first-degree murder for killing Tiller during Sunday services at the church.