a heavy rope formerly used for towing boats on rivers in Canada and the U.S.
verb (used with object), cordelled, cordelling.
to tow (a boat) by means of a cordelle.
[kawrd] /kɔrd/ noun 1. a string or thin rope made of several strands braided, twisted, or woven together. 2. Electricity. a small, flexible, insulated cable. 3. a ribbed fabric, especially corduroy. 4. a cordlike rib on the surface of cloth. 5. any influence that binds or restrains: cord of marriage. 6. Anatomy. a cordlike structure: […]
noun 1. a quantity of wood 4 feet high, 4 feet wide, and 1 foot long (1.2 m × 1.2 m × 0.3 meters), or 16 cu. ft. (0.5 cu. m).
[kawrd-gras, -grahs] /ˈkɔrdˌgræs, -ˈgrɑs/ noun 1. any of several of the genus Spartina, of coastal regions.
[kawr] /kɔr/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. the tenor oboe. 2. the English horn. [kawr, kohr] /kɔr, koʊr/ noun, plural cordia [kawr-dee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr di ə, ˈkoʊr-/ (Show IPA) 1. (in prescriptions) the heart. /kɔː/ interjection 1. (Brit, slang) an exclamation of surprise, amazement, or admiration cor (kôr) n. pl. cor·da (kôr’də) Heart. 1. Center for […]