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Definitions of cord

  1. To fasten or connect with string or rope; to pile up, as wood, in piles 8 ft. by 4 ft. by 4 ft. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To bind with a cord. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. To secure by a cord; to pile up for measurement, as wood. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To bind with cord; furnish with cords. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To pile (firewood) by the cord. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. bind or tie with a cord Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To bind; to fasten with cords or rope. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a light insulated conductor for household use Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. stack in cords; "cord firewood" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. A string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted together. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. Fig.: Any moral influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord; an enticement; as, the cords of the wicked; the cords of sin; the cords of vanity. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. See Chord. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. To bind with a cord; to fasten with cords; to connect with cords; to ornament or finish with a cord or cords, as a garment. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A twisted string; a measure of wood equal to 128 cu. ft.; a tendon or nerve; a small rope. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. (orig.) A chord: a small rope or thick kind of string. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A thin rope; measure of wood of 128 cubic feet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. A string of several strands. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A measure for wood (128 cubic feet). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A string or thin rope, composed of several strands twisted together; a quantity of 128 cubic feet, originally measured with a cord; anything which binds or draws. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. A string or small rope having the strands or plies well twisted; a quantity of wood formerly measured by a cord; that by which persons are caught, held, or drawn; in Scrip., a snare; a musical string. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. Any chord-like structure, as spinal, spermatic cord. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for cord

  1. So Dschemila lowered the cord and Dschemil tied it round him, and climbed up to her window. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  2. The string of the bow was formed of our piece of whip- cord part of which, as he did not like to cut it, was rolled round the bow. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
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