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  • n. Alternative form of corrody.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An allowance of meat, drink, or clothing due from an abbey or other religious house for the sustenance of such of the king's servants as he may designate to receive it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Formerly, in England, a right of sustenance, or of receiving certain allotments of victual and provision for one's maintenance, in virtue of the ownership of some corporeal hereditament; specifically, such a right due from an abbey or a monastery to the king or his grantee.
  • n. The sustenance or allotment so received.

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