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
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British Dictionary definitions for corded

corded
/ (ˈkɔːdɪd) /

adjective

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