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corduroy road

noun
  1. a road across swampy ground, made of logs laid transversely
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Historical Examples

  • They had come to a long piece of corduroy-road, and the horse's hoofs struck rumbling hollow sounds from the floor of cedar logs.

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    Gilbert Parker

  • He nodded his head, and by the light of the moon walked away smartly down the corduroy-road through the shadows of the swamp.