/tuy"dheuhr/, n.
1. a person who gives or pays tithes, as to a church.
2. a person who advocates payment of tithes.
3. a person who collects tithes.
[1350-1400; ME; see TITHE, -ER1]

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  • tither — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that pays tithes 2. one that collects or advocates the payment of tithes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tither — noun a) One who collects tithes. b) One who pays tithes …   Wiktionary

  • tither — n. tax collector who takes one tenth of citizens property or income (in order to support the Church) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tither — hitter …   Anagrams dictionary

  • tither — tith·er …   English syllables

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