cord

Part of speech: verb

To bind with cord; furnish with cords.

Part of speech: verb

To pile ( firewood) by the cord.

Part of speech: noun

A string of several strands.

Part of speech: noun

A measure for wood ( 128 cubic feet).

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Usage examples "cord":

  1. He was not free- he was bound to another by every cord of honour and self- respect. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  2. The men said to her, We shall be free from our solemn promise to you, unless, when we come into the land, you bind this cord of scarlet thread in the window through which you let us down and gather your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your family into your house. - "The Children's Bible", Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent.
  3. Now and then as Houston, in the lead, got off the trail, Medaine jerked on the cord to draw his attention, then pointed, and Barry obeyed. - "The White Desert", Courtney Ryley Cooper.