[kawr-did] /ˈkɔr dɪd/
furnished with, made of, or in the form of .
ribbed, as a fabric.
bound with .
(of wood) stacked up in .
stringy, or ribbed, in appearance, especially from the prominence of the muscles, veins, etc.:
a corded throat.
(of pottery) decorated with the imprint of twisted .
a string or thin rope made of several strands braided, twisted, or woven together.
Electricity. a small, flexible, insulated cable.
a ribbed fabric, especially corduroy.
a cordlike rib on the surface of cloth.
any influence that binds or restrains:
cord of marriage.
Anatomy. a cordlike structure:
the spinal cord; umbilical cord.
a unit of volume used chiefly for fuel wood, now generally equal to 128 cu. ft. (3.6 cu. m), usually specified as 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high (2.4 m × 1.2 m × 1.2 meters).
Abbreviation: cd, cd.
a hangman’s rope.
verb (used with object)
to bind or fasten with a cord or cords.
to pile or stack up (wood) in cords.
to furnish with a cord.
bound or fastened with cord
(of a fabric) ribbed
(of muscles) standing out like cords
string or thin rope made of several twisted strands
a length of woven or twisted strands of silk, etc, sewn on clothing or used as a belt
a ribbed fabric, esp corduroy
any influence that binds or restrains
(US & Canadian) a flexible insulated electric cable, used esp to connect appliances to mains Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) flex
(anatomy) any part resembling a string or rope: the spinal cord
a unit of volume for measuring cut wood, equal to 128 cubic feet
to bind or furnish with a cord or cords
to stack (wood) in cords
c.1300, from Old French corde “rope, string, twist, cord,” from Latin chorda “string of a musical instrument, cat-gut,” from Greek khorde “string, catgut, chord, cord,” from PIE root *ghere- “intestine” (see yarn). As a measure of wood (eight feet long, four feet high and wide) first recorded 1610s, so called because it was measured with a cord of rope.
cord or chord (kôrd)
A long ropelike bodily structure, such as a nerve or tendon.
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frequently used in its proper sense, for fastening a tent (Ex. 35:18; 39:40), yoking animals to a cart (Isa. 5:18), binding prisoners (Judg. 15:13; Ps. 2:3; 129:4), and measuring ground (2 Sam. 8;2; Ps. 78:55). Figuratively, death is spoken of as the giving way of the tent-cord (Job 4:21. “Is not their tent-cord plucked up?” R.V.). To gird one’s self with a cord was a token of sorrow and humiliation. To stretch a line over a city meant to level it with the ground (Lam. 2:8). The “cords of sin” are the consequences or fruits of sin (Prov. 5:22). A “threefold cord” is a symbol of union (Eccl. 4:12). The “cords of a man” (Hos. 11:4) means that men employ, in inducing each other, methods such as are suitable to men, and not “cords” such as oxen are led by. Isaiah (5:18) says, “Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope.” This verse is thus given in the Chaldee paraphrase: “Woe to those who begin to sin by little and little, drawing sin by cords of vanity: these sins grow and increase till they are strong and are like a cart rope.” This may be the true meaning. The wicked at first draw sin with a slender cord; but by-and-by their sins increase, and they are drawn after them by a cart rope. Henderson in his commentary says: “The meaning is that the persons described were not satisfied with ordinary modes of provoking the Deity, and the consequent ordinary approach of his vengeance, but, as it were, yoked themselves in the harness of iniquity, and, putting forth all their strength, drew down upon themselves, with accelerated speed, the load of punishment which their sins deserved.”
noun 1. . noun 1. a late Neolithic to Copper Age culture of northern Europe marked especially by the production of pottery bearing the imprint of cord and by the use of battle-axes as burial accouterments.
[kawr-deel, kawr-deel] /kɔrˈdil, ˈkɔr dil/ noun 1. a city in SW Georgia.
[kawr-deel-yuh] /kɔrˈdil yə/ noun 1. (in Shakespeare’s King Lear) the youngest of Lear’s three daughters and the only one who remains loyal to her father. Compare , . 2. a female given name. The youngest of the king’s three daughters in the play King Lear, by William Shakespeare. King Lear at first thinks her ungrateful […]
[kawr-dl-eer] /ˌkɔr dlˈɪər/ noun 1. a Franciscan friar: so called from the knotted cord worn as a girdle. 2. Cordeliers, a political club in Paris that met at an old Cordelier convent at the time of the French Revolution. /ˌkɔːdɪˈlɪə/ noun 1. (RC Church) a Franciscan friar of the order of the Friars Minor