TITHES, Eng. law. A right to the tenth part of the produce of, lands, the
stocks upon lands, and the personal industry of the inhabitants. These
tithes are raised for the support of the clergy.
2. Fortunately, in the United States, the clergy can be supported by the zeal of the people for religion, and there are, no tithes. Vide Cruise, Dig. tit. 22; Ayliffe's Parerg. 504.