- tithe (noun)
- 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.