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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tiller

tiller can be used as a verb
tiller can be used as a noun

1.But the whale-boat has no seat astern, no sofa of that sort whatever, and no tiller at all. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2."I have," replied the other "I wrestled with that tiller and I wonder it didn't throw me out.. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.Then I lashed the tiller and went below to my own chest, where I got a soft silk handkerchief of my mother's. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.Buller, who sat by the tiller to keep the boat away from the bank, "and I am glad to see you in a boat under any circumstances. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
5.Convulsively my hands grasped the tiller, but with the crazy conceit that the tiller was, somehow, in some enchanted way, inverted. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.The helmsman who steered by that tiller in a tempest, felt like the Tartar, when he holds back his fiery steed by clutching its jaw. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. - from The King James Bible
8.I was now gaining rapidly on the schooner I could see the brass glisten on the tiller as it banged about, and still no soul appeared upon her decks. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
9.Scorning a turnstile wheel at her reverend helm, she sported there a tiller and that tiller was in one mass, curiously carved from the long narrow lower jaw of her hereditary foe. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
10."The health," he said, "attainable by other means is scarcely worth the name." He instanced the ecstasies of the fox-hunter, and pointed to the tillers of the earth, the only people who, as a class, can be fairly considered happier than others. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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