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corrody

(ˈkɒrədɪ)
n, pl -dies
(Historical Terms) a variant spelling of corody

cor•o•dy

or cor•ro•dy

(ˈkɔr ə di, ˈkɒr-)

n., pl. -dies.
1. a right in old English law to receive maintenance, esp. the right of a benefactor to receive housing, food, etc., from a religious house.
2. the housing, food, etc., so received.
[1375–1425; late Middle English corrodie < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin corrōdium outfit, provision, variant of conrēdium < Vulgar Latin *conrēd(āre) to outfit, provide with (con- con- + *-rēdāre < Germanic; compare Old English rædan to equip, provide for, ready) + Latin -ium -ium1]
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