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What is DECIMiE

In ecclesiastical law. Tenths, or tithes. The tenth part of the annual prof-
It of each living, payable formerly to the pope. There were several valuations made of
these livings at different times. The de- cim and a new valuation established, by 26 Hen. VIII., c. 3. 1 Bl. Comm. 284. See TITIIES.


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