till-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: unstratified sediment deposited by glaciers

Commentary: TILL[+substance][+sediment][-stratified][+deposited][+by_glacier]

This plain is composed mostly of till.
The presence of till here indicates it was once covered by an ice sheet.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a treasury for public funds

Commentary: TILL[+organization][+government][+treasury][+for_funds][+public]

The state senator was convicted of embezzling funds from the public till.
These earmarks are paid for from the federal till at the taxpayers' expense.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a strongbox for cash

Commentary: TILL[+artifact][+container][+strongbox][+for_cash]

The shopkeeper pulled a $20 bill from his till.
The thief took all the money in the till at the convenience mart.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3