tithing penny

noun

Definition of tithing penny 

: a small customary duty traditionally paid under old English law:

a : one paid by the tenants of a manor to the lord

b : one paid by the lord of a manor at the hundred court

c : one paid by each tithing to the sheriff to defray court expenses

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