Definition of Tilled land
1. Noun. Arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops.
Specialized synonyms: Fallow
Generic synonyms: Ground, Land, Soil
Derivative terms: Till
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilled Land
Literary usage of Tilled land
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1889)
"We must not think that all the tilled land was enclosed. In Pickering all but four hundred acres were ... In most cases the old tilled land, the best in ..."
2. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"Of the county area, 22.28 per cent, is tilled land, of which 27.24 per cent, ... Cotton occupies about one- third of the tilled land, and grows to 3$ feet ..."