- A string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted
- 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.
- 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.
- Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon
or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal.
- See Chord.
- 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.
- To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the
imp. & p. p.
- of Core