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cord

 (kôrd)
n.
1. A slender length of flexible material usually made of twisted strands or fibers and used to bind, tie, connect, or support. See Usage Note at chord1.
2. An insulated flexible electric wire fitted with a plug or plugs.
3. A hangman's rope.
4. An influence, feeling, or force that binds or restrains; a bond or tie.
5. also chord Anatomy A long ropelike structure, such as a nerve or tendon: a spinal cord.
6.
a. A raised rib on the surface of cloth.
b. A fabric or cloth with such ribs.
7. cords Pants made of corduroy.
8. A unit of quantity for cut fuel wood, equal to a stack measuring 4 × 4 × 8 feet or 128 cubic feet (3.62 cubic meters).
tr.v. cord·ed, cord·ing, cords
1. To fasten or bind with a cord: corded the stack of old newspapers and placed them in the recycling bin.
2. To furnish with a cord.
3. To pile (wood) in cords.

[Middle English, from Old French corde, from Latin chorda, from Greek khordē; see gherə- in Indo-European roots.]

cord′er n.

cording

(ˈkɔːdɪ)
n
(Textiles) a type of corded material, esp when used as a decorative trimming
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To please him, I at length took the root, and, ac- cording to his direction, carried it upon my right side.
George fastened to the cording of his uniform and, indicating a bandaged arm, glanced at Berg with a smile.
I've had to resist and to attack sometimes--that's only one way of resisting--without counting the exact cost, ac- cording to the demands of such sort of life as I had blun- dered into.