Tith"ing*man (?), n.; pl. Tithingmen ().
1. O. Eng.Law
The chief man of a tithing; a headborough; one elected to preside over the tithing.
A peace officer; an under constable.
A parish officer elected annually to preserve good order in the church during divine service, to make complaint of any disorderly conduct, and to enforce the observance of the Sabbath.
© Webster 1913.