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tithe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tax
tithetithe /taɪð/ noun [countable]  1 a particular amount that some Christians give to their church2 PETa tax paid to the church in the pasttithe verb [intransitive, transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
titheIn 1936 tithe rentcharge was abolished.It could not support a tithe of the population.In addition, parish priests were feeling the pinch through reduced income from alms and tithes.Some one else would get the perks of office; whereas a rector received the full tithes.The abbot of Halesowen received £1 a year from the tithes of Dudley, Worcs., and the vicar of Hailes 10s.On the tithe map 1731, the name still appears, farming land from the marshes to Upper Halling.Take the horses out and lead them over to the tithe barn.Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house.
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