What does the word Tithing mean?

Usage examples for Tithing

  1. Among the Anglo- Saxons, England was divided into tithings, hundreds, and counties: there were county- courts, courts of hundred, and courts of tithing. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  2. The tithing- men are gone, and the deacons do not sit severe and conspicuous in the meeting- house, and the minister has not the air of a lord spiritual of the village; and the genius of modern times and the spirit of the age are entertained with full consciousness of what they are. – From the Easy Chair, series 3 by George William Curtis
  3. More than one church in Brazil makes tithing obligatory upon its members. – Brazilian Sketches by T. B. Ray