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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 til·ler /ˈtɪlɚ/
 耕種者,分□(vi.)分□

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Till·er n.  One who tills; a husbandman; a cultivator; a plowman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Till·er, n.
 1. Bot. (a) A shoot of a plant, springing from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sucker. (b) A sprout or young tree that springs from a root or stump.
 2. A young timber tree. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Till·er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tillered p. pr. & vb. n. Tillering.] To put forth new shoots from the root, or round the bottom of the original stalk; as, wheat or rye tillers; some spread plants by tillering. [Sometimes written tillow.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Till·er, n.
 1. Naut. A lever of wood or metal fitted to the rudder head and used for turning side to side in steering. In small boats hand power is used; in large vessels, the tiller is moved by means of mechanical appliances. See Illust. of Rudder.  Cf. 2d Helm, 1.
 2. The stalk, or handle, of a crossbow; also, sometimes, the bow itself. [Obs.]
    You can shoot in a tiller.   --Beau. & Fl.
 3. The handle of anything. [Prov. Eng.]
 4. A small drawer; a till.
 Tiller rope Naut., a rope for turning a tiller. In a large vessel it forms the connection between the fore end of the tiller and the steering wheel.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tiller
      n 1: a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass
      2: someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting
         of crops)
      3: lever used to turn the rudder on a boat
      4: a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil
         (for aeration and weed control and conservation of
         moisture) [syn: cultivator]
      v : grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers [syn: stool]