Origin of corded
verb (used with object)
Origin of cord
Examples from the Web for corded
Contemporary Examples of corded
One doctor told them to keep their cellphones off their bodies and use them only to text or with a corded headset for two months.Do Cellphones Cause Infertility?
June 2, 2011
Historical Examples of corded
He raised his corded, lean hand to the corded, lean throat as though he was choking.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
It is corded and wired in the most exasperating way, but at last I get it open.My Contemporaries In Fiction
David Christie Murray
He faltered, and his brow was corded with the labor of memory.
Instead of going up to him, she sat down on the corded trunk and began to sob.Fraternity
The doctor started up and beat his thin, corded hand on the mantel.The Squirrel-Cage
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.