DISME

DISME

disme (dIm), n. [Law French] A tithe; a tenth part, as in a tithe due the clergy equal to the tenth of all spiritual livings as required by the statute 25 Edw. 3, st.

7. ? This is the Law French equivalent to the Latin decimae. It was once the spelling of the American 10-cent piece, the dime. Pl. dismes. See DECIMAE.


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