That's always the result of a glass of ale, 'cording to the tracts.'
In cording the neck, do not stretch it; hold the cord tight.
I know I was a right smart size den, so's 'cording to dat I mus' be 'roun' 'bout eighty year old.
cording to Mike, we're all goin' to be rich before we know it.
Methuselah succeeded in cording up more of a record, such as it was, than any other man of whom history informs us.
With his sword Kibei tore and severed the cording of the net.
They are also upon six leaves, and the difference is solely in the cording and in the treading.
Jeanne stood by with a defiant air, superintending the cording of the last one.
Any cording that may be over the end of the box will give sufficiently to allow of exit.
You can make it anything—according to what you do, 'cording to the corn it's alongside.
c.1300, from Old French corde "rope, string, twist, cord," from Latin chorda "string of a musical instrument, cat-gut," from Greek khorde "string, catgut, chord, cord," from PIE root *ghere- "intestine" (see yarn). As a measure of wood (eight feet long, four feet high and wide) first recorded 1610s, so called because it was measured with a cord of rope.
cord or chord (kôrd)
A long ropelike bodily structure, such as a nerve or tendon.