- One who collects tithes.
- One who pays tithes.
Variant of tithe
- one tenth of the annual produce of one's land or of one's annual income, paid as a tax or contribution to support a church or its clergy
- a tenth part
- any small part
- any tax or levy
Origin of titheMiddle English ; from Old English teothe, contr. ; from teogotha, a tenth
transitive verbtithed, tithing
- to pay a tithe of (one's produce, income, etc.)
- to levy a tithe on or collect a tithe from
Origin of titheME tithen < OE teothian < the n.
to pay a tithe