Definition of Trithings

1. Noun. (plural of trithing) ¹



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Definition of Trithings

1. trithing [n] - See also: trithing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trithings

triterpenoid
triterpenoids
trites
tritest
tritheism
tritheisms
tritheist
tritheistic
tritheistical
tritheists
tritheite
tritheites
trithiane
trithianes
trithing
trithings (current term)
trithiocyanate
trithiocyanates
trithionate
trithionate hydrolase
trithionates
trithionic
trithionic acid
trithiophosphate
trithiophosphates
trithorax
tritiate
tritiated
tritiated thymidine
tritiated water

Literary usage of Trithings

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1. The Conquest of England by John Richard Green (1883)
"The division of Deira into three trithings, or Ridings, which probably dates from this ... But the arrangement by which the trithings were linked together, ..."

2. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"When a country is divided into three of these intermediate jurisdictions, they are called trithings, which were anciently governed by a ..."

3. Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs by Charles Sandys (1851)
"... and other northern counties, the divisions are designated by the names of trithings (vulgo ridings), wapentakes, and tithings. ..."

4. Antiquitates Curiosæ: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings, Proverbs by Joseph Taylor (1819)
"Ridings or trithings were a third part of a county, be it greater or less ; and appeals were made to them in causes not determin- able in the ..."

5. A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical by John Ramsay McCulloch (1839)
"These trithings still subsist in the great county of York; where, by an easy corruption, they are denominated ridings. The terms lathes and rapes are of ..."

6. Antiquitates Curiosae: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings by Joseph Taylor (1819)
"trithings consisted often families, subjected to the care of the ... viz. a spear, and the elders of the trithings admitted him by tacking, or touching, ..."

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