verb (used with object)
- corbusier, le,
- cord blood,
- cord cutter,
- cord foot,
- cord grass,
- cord of tympanum
Origin of cord
Examples from the Web for cord
The popular snack has also struck a cord with Paleo dieters, according to Lewis.
The length of the cord that connects a user's equipment should not be relevant.
Reluctantly, the stewardess fetches the cord, and Willie finishes lashing the vintage Gibsons into position.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today consumers react by cutting the cord and switching to cheaper alternatives.Amazon Stock May Be Up, but the Company Still Doesn’t Make Any Money|Daniel Gross|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And just now they are starting to cut the cord on cable service to the home.
At the mouth of the sack was a fortunate piece of cord, threaded through a circle of ragged holes.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert
But he noticed the cord and gently untied it, so that the boy slept on undisturbed.In God's Garden|Amy Steedman
String the pieces of cord through a ring, taking care that the ends are of the same length.Construction Work for Rural and Elementary Schools|Virginia McGaw
He thought of ways by which he might cut the cord, but it seemed hopeless.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor
Miss Lombard advanced and placed her hand on a cord hidden behind the velvet curtain.The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 1 (of 10)|Edith Wharton
Word Origin for cord
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.