Middle English Dictionary Entry

tilling(e ger.(1)
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(a) The act of cultivating the land; cultivation, husbandry; also, the cultivating or tending of vines, trees, etc.; also fig.; ~ craft; erthe ~; lond ~; ~ lond, land for cultivating, arable land; ~ to, tending, cultivating;—used fig.; (b) the act of plowing, the turning up of the earth; plough ~.
(a) Work; labor, effort; (b) profit, gain.