tithingman


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tithingman

(ˈtaɪðɪŋˌmæn)
n, pl -men
the chief of a tithing who was responsible for the group's behaviour
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page, Hall covered the evolution of the "tithingman," to the
The position of constable originated from the old manorial position of headborough or tithingman.
In order to see that the law concerning church attendance was enforced as well as to preserve order and guarantee attention within the meeting place, the quaint office of tithingman was created.