Lit. 'church tribute or church *scot'. The *first fruits of grain payable to a parish church on the Feast of St Martin, 11 November; mentioned in a letter from King Cnut to the English people in 1027. -

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  • ciricsceat — m ( es/ as) church scot, church due at Martinmas …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Cirice — A religious community; also a church. Cf. Ciricsceat …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Plough-scot — The AS levy or tax of one penny paid each year on a plough, intended to fund local churches. Cf. Ciricsceat; Mortuary; Scot; Soul scot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • kirkshot — ˈkərkˌshät noun Etymology: alteration of Old English ciricsceat more at churchscot : churchscot …   Useful english dictionary

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