unpaid labor for one day, as on the repair of roads, exacted by a feudal lord.
an obligation imposed on inhabitants of a district to perform services, as repair of roads, bridges, etc., for little or no remuneration.
Origin: 1300–50; Middle English
< Middle French
< Late Latin corrogāta
contribution, collection, noun use of feminine of Latin corrogātus
(past participle of corrogāre
to collect by asking), equivalent to cor- cor-
) to ask + -tus
past participle suffix
is always a great word to know.
So is zedonk. Does it mean: