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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun The sustenance or allotment so received.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Old Law) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of corrody.

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