What does the word tiller mean?

Usage examples for tiller

  1. The tiller of the soil, who is the typical producer of social life, must have his material, his earth, his sky, rain, and sun, and the seeds to place within the earth. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  2. Mrs. Marvin held the tiller- ropes, and the doctor was to use a pair of oars when requested to do so. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  3. And then I saw an arm and a little hand reached up to take hold of the tiller; and my heart gave a great jump. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch