noun, plural corodies. Old English Law.
a right to receive maintenance in the form of housing, food, or clothing, especially the right enjoyed by the sovereign or a private benefactor to receive such maintenance from a religious house.
the housing, food, or clothing so received.
Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English corrodie
< Medieval Latin corrōdium
outfit, provision, variant of conrēdium
< Vulgar Latin *conrēd
) to outfit, provide with (equivalent to con- con-
compare Old English rædan
to equip, provide for, ready
) + Latin -ium -ium