Cording
Cord Cord (k[^o]rd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cording}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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