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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tilt \Tilt\ (t[i^]lt), n. [OE. telt (perhaps from the Danish), teld, AS. teld, geteld; akin to OD. telde, G. zelt, Icel. tjald, Sw. t[aum]lt, tj[aum]ll, Dan. telt, and AS. beteldan to cover.] 1. A covering overhead; especially, a tent. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 2. The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat. [1913 Webster] Tilt boat (Naut.), a boat covered with canvas or other cloth. Tilt roof (Arch.), a round-headed roof, like the canopy of a wagon. [1913 Webster]