verb (used with object)
Origin of cord
Examples from the Web for 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).
Corder put down his knife and fork, and looked up in amazement.The Cock-House at Fellsgarth|Talbot Baines Reed
He did not approach the subject again till he and Knudsen and I and Corder were together in the tent.
Mr. Corder is credited with being an ardent disciple of Wagner, and his cantata certainly shows the influences of that school.The Standard Cantatas|George P. Upton
Well, that assistant was a very intelligent man of mine, named Corder—a fellow with a wonderful memory for a face.The Red Triangle|Arthur Morrison
We thought the same; Clay, as a budding doctor, was envious of Corder for having seen it.
British Dictionary definitions for corder
Word Origin for cord
Word Origin and History for corder
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.