noun Date: circa 1639 wood piled or sold in cords

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  • cordwood — [kôrd′wood΄] n. wood stacked or sold in cords …   English World dictionary

  • cordwood — noun a) Wood suitable for use as firewood; firewood cut and split into conveniently sized pieces for easy stacking into cords. The June rise used to be always luck for me; because as soon as that rise begins here comes cordwood floating down, and …   Wiktionary

  • cordwood — /ˈkɔdwʊd/ (say kawdwood) noun 1. short pieces of timber laid crosswise in mortar, often with masonry, to form a wall, the wood usually protruding slightly from the mortar. –adjective 2. of, relating to, or constructed with walls of this kind: a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cordwood — /kawrd wood /, n. 1. wood stacked in cords for use as fuel. 2. logs cut to a length of 4 feet (1.2 meters) to facilitate stacking in cords. 3. trees intended for timber but of a quality suitable only for fuel. [1630 40; CORD + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cordwood — noun wood cut into cords or uniform lengths …   English new terms dictionary

  • cordwood — cord•wood [[t]ˈkɔrdˌwʊd[/t]] n. 1) ene wood stacked in cords for use as fuel 2) ene trees intended for timber but suitable only for fuel • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cordwood — n. wood that is or can easily be measured in cords …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordwood construction — For the method of electronic component assembly, see Printed circuit board# Cordwood construction. A section of a cordwood home. Cordwood construction (also called cordwood masonry, stackwall construction or stackwood construction ) is a term… …   Wikipedia

  • Cordwood Pete — Lumberjack Cordwood Pete Lumberjacks at work in Minnesota …   Wikipedia

  • Circular saw — This miter saw uses a circular saw mounted to cut at an angle Buzzsaw redirects here. For other uses, see Buzzsaw (disambiguation). The circular saw is a machine using a toothed metal cutting disc or blade. The term is also loosely used for the… …   Wikipedia

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