Recent Examples of tithe from the Web
A lot of those people support white supremacy, and the SBC doesn’t want to lose those tithes and offerings.
Every six years, the Norse in Greenland and Iceland paid a tithe to the Norwegian king.
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Definition of tithe
1 : to pay or give a tenth part of especially for the support of a religious establishment or organization
2 : to levy a tithe on
: to give a tenth of one's income as a tithe
Origin and Etymology of tithe
Middle English, from Old English teogothian, from teogotha tenth
TITHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tithe for English Language Learners
: an amount of money that a person gives to a church which is usually equal to 1/10 of that person's income
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