Teind
Teind \Teind\, n. [Cf. Icel. t[=i]und. See {Tithe}.] A tithe. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Teind — is a Scottish word for tithe. In Scotland, a teind was a tithe derived from the produce of the land for the maintenance of the clergy.It is also an old lowland term for a tribute due to be paid by the fairies to the devil every seven years. Found …   Wikipedia

  • teind — teind; teind·able; …   English syllables

  • teind — ˈtēnd noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English tend, teind, from tende, tend, teind tenth; akin to Old High German zehanto tenth, Old Norse tīundi; Gothic taihunda, Greek dekatos; all from a prehistoric Indo European adjective from the source of Old… …   Useful english dictionary

  • teind — n. tithe (Scottish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teind fish — a tithe levied on a fisherman (Scottish dialect). See also boat teind and fish teind …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • teind skate — a skate paid as a tithe (Scottish dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • teind masters — /tiynd m?estarz/°ma°/ Those entitled to tithes …   Black's law dictionary

  • teind boll — noun Scotland : a boll of grain accepted as tithe …   Useful english dictionary

  • teind court — noun Usage: usually capitalized T&C : a court for the control of teinds consisting of the judges of the Court of Session …   Useful english dictionary

  • teind´er — …   Useful english dictionary

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