corody

noun cor·o·dy \ˈkȯr-ə-dē, ˈkär-\
variants: or

\ˈkȯr-ə-dē, ˈkär-\

Definition of corody

plural

corodies

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

Origin and Etymology of corody

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


First Known Use: 15th century


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