As nouns the difference between teller and tiller
is that teller
is plate, dish while tiller
is a person who tills; a farmer or tiller
can be (obsolete) a young tree or tiller
can be (archery) the stock; a beam on a crossbow carved to fit the arrow, or the point of balance in a longbow.
As a verb tiller is
to put forth new shoots from the root or from around the bottom of the original stalk; stool.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A person who tells stories.
(chiefly, US) A bank clerk who receives and pays out money.
An automated teller machine.
A person who counts the votes in an election.
A person who tills; a farmer.
* 2000 , (Alasdair Gray), The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, page 63:
A machine that mechanically tills the soil.
- In France, Europe's most fertile and cultivated land, the tillers of it suffered more and more hunger.
* (machine) cultivator
* motor plow
From (etyl) *.
(obsolete) A young tree.
A shoot of a plant which springs from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sapling; a sucker.
To put forth new shoots from the root or from around the bottom of the original stalk; stool.
(archery) The stock; a beam on a crossbow carved to fit the arrow, or the point of balance in a longbow.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
(nautical) A bar of iron or wood connected with the rudderhead and leadline, usually forward, in which the rudder is moved as desired by the tiller (FM 55-501).
(nautical) The handle of the rudder which the helmsman holds to steer the boat, a piece of wood or metal extending forward from the rudder over or through the transom. Generally attached at the top of the rudder.
A handle; a stalk.
(UK, dialect, obsolete) A small drawer; a till.
- You can shoot in a tiller .
* tiller extension