to correct, to chastise, to punish ...c1374 obs.
from French corriger, from Latin corrigĕre (to correct vb.),
from cor- = com- together, altogether + regĕre (to make straight or right)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
c1374 - see EXAMPLE below
"...ne þis ne seye I nat now for þat any man myȝt þenk þat þe maneres of shrewes ben coriged and chastised by veniaunce. and þat þei ben brouȝt to þe ryȝt wey by þe drede of þe tourment..."
From: Chaucer's translation of Boethius's "De Consolatione Philosphiæ"
- Geoffrey Chaucer