corody

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

Definition of corody 

: an allowance of provisions for maintenance dispensed as a charity

First Known Use of corody

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corody

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

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