Others were strangled by the cords of electronic appliances.
There was no second string for each person, the guy who put on the lights, or the one that laid out the cords.
They were tied to each other with cords, even when they were sleeping.
This wheel was turned by cords passing over nicely-balanced grooved wheels, the axles of which were carried on friction-rollers.
They were suspended by cords from a gibbet, to be fired at by a platoon of soldiers.
The first of these cords which snapped, under its explosive force, was that of the powerful Methodist Episcopal Church.
He pulled out a small parcel which had been carefully tied with cords.
It happened shortly afterwards that the Lion was caught by some hunters and bound with cords.
"Don't make any noise, Ella," I replied, cutting the cords which bound her.
Every now and then the wise creatures that bore her threw their trunks behind and felt her cords.
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.