tithe barn

noun

a large barn where, formerly, the agricultural tithe of a parish was stored

Nearby words

  1. titchy,
  2. titer,
  3. titfer,
  4. tithable,
  5. tithe,
  6. tither,
  7. tithing,
  8. tithonia,
  9. tithonus,
  10. titi

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Examples from the Web for tithe barn

  • And surely now came the tallest one that ever rolled in at a tithe-barn door, or struck the lintel of a giraffe-house.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore
  • Close to the church, Easington has been fortunate in preserving its fourteenth-century tithe-barn covered with a thatched roof.