corded

[ kawr-did ]
/ ˈkɔr dɪd /

adjective

furnished with, made of, or in the form of cords.
ribbed, as a fabric.
bound with cords.
(of wood) stacked up in cords.
stringy, or ribbed, in appearance, especially from the prominence of the muscles, veins, etc.: a corded throat.
(of pottery) decorated with the imprint of twisted cords.

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Origin of corded

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at cord, -ed3

Definition for corded (2 of 2)

cord
[ kawrd ]
/ kɔrd /

noun

verb (used with object)

Origin of cord

1250–1300; Middle English coord(e) < Anglo-French, Old French corde < Latin chorda < Greek chordḗ gut; confused in part of its history with chord1

OTHER WORDS FROM cord

cord·er, nouncord·like, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cord

chord cord cored.
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British Dictionary definitions for corded (1 of 2)

corded
/ (ˈkɔːdɪd) /

adjective

bound or fastened with cord
(of a fabric) ribbed
(of muscles) standing out like cords

British Dictionary definitions for corded (2 of 2)

cord
/ (kɔːd) /

noun

verb (tr)

to bind or furnish with a cord or cords
to stack (wood) in cords

Derived forms of cord

corder, nouncordlike, adjective

Word Origin for cord

C13: from Old French corde, from Latin chorda cord, from Greek khordē; see chord 1
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Medical definitions for corded

cord

n.

A long ropelike bodily structure, such as a nerve or tendon.
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