- 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. -
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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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