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Cord

Pronunciation: kôrd
n.1.A string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted together.
2.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.
3.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.
4.(Anat.) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal.
5.(Mus.) See Chord.
Cord wood
wood for fuel cut to the length of four feet (when of full measure).
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Corded; p. pr. & vb. n. Cording.]
2.To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.
Noun1.cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
2.cord - a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
3.cord - a light insulated conductor for household use
Synonyms: electric cord
4.cord - a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
Synonyms: corduroy
Verb1.cord - stack in cords; "cord firewood"
2.cord - bind or tie with a cord

CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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