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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One pig out of ten, paid as a tithe or church-rate.

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  • For boys in the gentry of yore

    Birth order told what was in store.

    The first won the prize gig,

    The last was the tithe-pig,

    To serve in the church evermore.

    October 21, 2017