verb (used with object)
Origin of cord
Examples from the Web for corder
Contemporary Examples of corder
Eventually Corder said he acquiesced, and the operator connected him.
Those, like Corder, who claim to have spoken to an operator, said they have been met with evasion.
(There is no mention of Corder speaking to an operator in the lawsuit).
Historical Examples of corder
Corder put down his knife and fork, and looked up in amazement.
Corder stood in the door for a moment, on the off-chance that his friend might be joking.
“Rather,” said Corder, now thoroughly strung up to the point.
She appears in a state of stupor and Corder endeavours to urge her to accompany him.Recollections of Old Liverpool
Corder ought to have collared him then and there, I think, but he was in a difficult position.The Red Triangle
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.