Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

corody

noun cor·o·dy \ˈkȯr-ə-dē, ˈkär-\

Definition of corody

plural cor·o·dies

  1. :  an allowance of provisions for maintenance dispensed as a charity



Variants of corody

or cor·ro·dy \ˈkȯr-ə-dē, ˈkär-\

Origin of corody

Middle English corrodie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin corrodium


First Known Use: 15th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up corody? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders duvet spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ