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[kawr-dis, kohr-]
  1. (in prescriptions) of the heart.
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Origin of cordis

From Latin
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Historical Examples of cordis

  • Cord Cordis was the innkeeper in 1771 and John Bryant was licensed in 1790.

    Old Boston Taverns and Tavern Clubs

    Samuel Adams Drake

  • "I'm not so foolish as I look, Mr. Cordis," said she, rather sharply.

  • His trouble was that she loved Cordis, not that Cordis loved her.

  • Cordis had seen her backward glance, and noted her steps grow slower with a complacent smile.

  • When the party broke up, Cordis walked home with Madeline and Laura, whose paths lay together.