cordage

[ kawr-dij ]
/ ˈkɔr dɪdʒ /

noun

fiber and wire ropes, lines, hawsers, etc., taken as a whole, especially with reference to the rigging and other equipment of a vessel.
a quantity of wood measured in cords.

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Origin of cordage

First recorded in 1480–90; cord + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for cordage

cordage
/ (ˈkɔːdɪdʒ) /

noun

nautical the lines and rigging of a vessel
an amount of wood measured in cords
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