Definition of Tithings

1. Noun. (plural of tithing) ¹



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Definition of Tithings

1. tithing [n] - See also: tithing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tithings

titfer
titfers
tith
tithable
tithe
tithe barn
tithed
tither
tithers
tithes
tithing
tithingman
tithingmen
tithings (current term)
tithly
tithonia
tithonias
tithonic
tithonicity
tithonographic
tithonometer
tithonometers
tithymal
tithymals
titi
titi family
titi monkey
titians

Literary usage of Tithings

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1. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"Could tithings. a youth choose his tithing ? Could a tithing expel or refuse to admit a member whose bad character would make him burdensome ? ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"tithings, towns or vills.—tithings, towns, or vills are of the same signification in law; and are said to have had. each of them, originally a church and ..."

3. Evolution by Atrophy in Biology and Sociology by Jean Demoor, Jean Massart, Emile Vandervelde (1899)
"tithings, hundreds and counties in England.— In the chapter dealing with the pathway of degeneration in Transformisme social, G. Degreef mentions the ..."

4. Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs by Charles Sandys (1851)
"Ten of these tithings or boroughs originally constituted the hundred, whose chief was denominated ..."

5. Consuetudines Kanciae, a history of gavelkind and other remarkable customs by Charles Sandys (1851)
"Ten of these tithings or boroughs originally constituted the hundred, whose chief was denominated ..."

6. Our New West: Records of Travel Between the Mississippi River and the by Samuel Bowles (1869)
"... of Labor and Immigration—Character of the Population and of the Rulers—The Close Church and State Government—Education —"The tithings"—Brigham Young and ..."

7. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... one which was purely political; the police duties which at first devolved upon the kindred passed to the members of the tithings and hundreds. ..."

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