- tithe ()
- a levying or paying of tithes
- Historical in England, a unit of civil administration originally consisting of ten families
Origin of tithingMiddle English ; from Old English teothung
An administrative division consisting of ten householders in the old English system of frankpledge.
- A rural division of land, originally corresponding to ten households under the frank-pledge system.
- Present participle of tithe.
Old English tÄ“oÃ¾ung.