Til

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prep. & conj Til See Till.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • til A simplified spelling of till.
    • til An old spelling of till.
    • n til The sesame, or its seed. Also teel.
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Quotations

  • Mary Todd Lincoln
    Mary Todd Lincoln
    “My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.”

Usage

In literature:

Good-morning til ye, Jasper.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
Hear til him; brackfast!
"The Voyage of the Aurora" by Harry Collingwood
When you can't do anythin' else hole up an' wait 'til the skies clear.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
It's an evil end ye're comin' til, wi' yer goin's on; aye, that's what ye are!
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
Dis ol' man, now, would start beatin' her nekkid 'til the blood run down her back to her heels.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
I'll sink my claim until some fitter time, 'Til opportunity smiles on my purpose.
"The Prince of Parthia" by Thomas Godfrey
The Gov'mint don't expect nobody to work 'til this hour!
"Once to Every Man" by Larry Evans
The doctor got the hang of flippin' 'em 'an did a good job 'til he wanted to do it fancy.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
I'll rue it 'til my dyin' day, I can tell you!
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Jean and Katherine maun gie in til him if they liket it or no.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
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In poetry:

To the star up in ethereal heights
A path so far to stray,
Thousands of years might have its lights
Been wandering ´til today.
"To The Star (Version 4)" by Mihai Eminescu
For o' a' the hames there's a hame
Herty an' warm an' wide,
Whaur a' that maks hame ower the big roun earth
Gangs til its hame to bide.
"Hame" by George MacDonald
I broke into the bank on Sunday,
You should see the money I got.
I couldn't drag it home 'til Monday,
'Cause it sure weighed an awful lot.
"100,000 Pennies" by Shel Silverstein
How sweet I roam'd from field to field,
And tasted all the summer's pride
'Til the prince of love beheld
Who in the sunny beams did glide!
"How Sweet I Roam'd" by William Blake
But as he thoucht to see his back,
Roun turnt the haill face til 'im,
Up luikit straucht, an' til 'im spak—
His hert gaed like to kill 'im.
"Godly Ballants" by George MacDonald
She twined up her hair wi' eager ban's,
And in wi' the rainbow kaim!
She's oot, and she's aff ower the shinin san's
And awa til her moanin hame!
"The Mermaid" by George MacDonald

In news:

This Saturday, you can register at Market Basket in New Bedford between 11am and 1pm, at Keith Middle School between 8am and 12:30pm, or at United Front from 2:15 til 4pm.
The painting was stolen Monday morning, but the interesting thing about it was that it wasn't 'til Tuesday at noon that they first realized it was gone.
Drake revealed that his 2nd album 'Take Care' will not be released til next month.
Shop 'Til You Drop with Maria Tennariello.
Shop 'Til You Drop: Get Set for the Cold, Give Back.
NEW YORK — Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in the past two years.
The event, for youth 6 to 18, starts at 9 A. M and runs til 1 pm featuring free lunch and variety of activities.
Shop 'til you drop some zombies.
Dancing Rabit – It's a quarter 'til ten, Sunday morning.
We're open 'til midnight daily, and the night that MCA died, we played nothing but Beastie Boys for the last two hours.
It all starts with a pancake feed ('til 10) at Lolo school.
Happy Hour Daily 10 AM \'til 8 PM.
I'm excited and a little bit bummed I didn't get to wait til tomorrow.
From sunrise 'til after midnight, Dierks Bentley gives Country Weekly an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at a day on the road with George Strait.
We're on the radio from 5 til 10 and streaming here.
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In science:

Then x > am · xν,kν m → +∞ and this is a contradiction. (cid:3) Each GFB algorithm F generates a sequence of partitions (“tilings”) Tilν (F) of the unit cube [0, 1]d and a sequence of graphs Tν (F) as follows: Let a GFB algorithm F be given.
Moments for generalized Farey-Brocot partitions
So for large ν ′ the point Θ will not lie in the simplex with vertex ad+1 from the partition Tilν ′ .
Moments for generalized Farey-Brocot partitions
Partitions Tilν may be constructed as follows.
Moments for generalized Farey-Brocot partitions
We mention a few simple combinatorial properties of the corresponding partitions Tilν and graphs Tν , T and their respective recurrence formula: 1.
Moments for generalized Farey-Brocot partitions
Partitions Tilν may be constructed as follows.
Moments for generalized Farey-Brocot partitions
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