tithable

[ tahy-thuh-buhl ]

adjective
  1. subject to the payment of tithes.

Origin of tithable

1
First recorded in 1400–50, tithable is from the late Middle English word tythable.See tithe, -able

Other words from tithable

  • un·tith·a·ble, adjective

Words Nearby tithable

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British Dictionary definitions for tithable

tithable

/ (ˈtaɪðəbəl) /


adjective
  1. (until 1936) liable to pay tithes

  2. (of property, etc) subject to the payment of tithes

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