Corrody

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Corrody kor′o-di an allowance: pension: originally the right of the lord to claim free lodging from the vassal.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. conroi.

Usage

In literature:

When William Wall invited George Schoedinger into John Corrodi's, George called for beer.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
He granted several corrodies to persons who endowed his abbey.
"The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral" by George S. Phillips
Living on a corrody at Hyde!
"The Armourer's Prentices" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The Abbess of Malling in 1324 was forbidden to give a corrody to her maid.
"Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535" by Eileen Edna Power
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