tithable

[tahy-thuh-buh l]

Origin of tithable

First recorded in 1400–50, tithable is from the late Middle English word tythable. See tithe, -able
Related formsun·tith·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tithable

tithable

adjective
  1. (until 1936) liable to pay tithes
  2. (of property, etc) subject to the payment of tithes
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