From Middle English til, from Northern Old English til, from or akin to Old Norse til; both from Proto-Germanic *til, from Proto-Germanic *tilą. Not a shortening of until; rather, until comes from till with the prefix un- also found in unto. Cognate with Old Frisian til, Danish til, Swedish till, Icelandic til. Also related to Old English til, German Ziel, Gothic 𐍄𐌹𐌻.
From Middle English tylle, possibly from Middle English tillen from Old English *tyllan (as in betyllan and fortyllan; related to *tollian > Middle English tollen). Cognate with Albanian ndjell ("I lure, attract").
Alternatively, Middle English tylle is from Anglo-Norman tylle, from Old French tille, from Old Norse þilja ("plank").
From Middle English tilyen, from Old English tilian.
Unknown, but possibly via etymology 3 (the verb) because alluvial deposit is used as a fertilizer.
From Middle English tylle; shortened from lentile (English lentil).
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