corduroy road

noun

a road across swampy ground, made of logs laid transversely

Nearby words

  1. cordotomy,
  2. cordova,
  3. cordovan,
  4. cords,
  5. corduroy,
  6. corduroys,
  7. cordwain,
  8. cordwainer,
  9. cordwood,
  10. core

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Examples from the Web for corduroy road

  • He nodded his head, and by the light of the moon walked away smartly down the corduroy-road through the shadows of the swamp.

  • They had come to a long piece of corduroy-road, and the horse's hoofs struck rumbling hollow sounds from the floor of cedar logs.