corduroy road

  1. a road across swampy ground, made of logs laid transversely

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How to use corduroy road in a sentence

  • The blazed trail gave way to the corduroy road, and the pack horse to the oxcart or the stage.

    The Canadian Dominion | Oscar D. Skelton
  • I saw one stately creature in a white silk ball costume, his stockings splashed to the knees with mud from the corduroy road.

    Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • The three-mile trail which led from the village would have been easier to travel could it have boasted a corduroy road.

  • Passing up a valley between lofty hills, noticed a corduroy road made of transverse trunks of trees, as seen in Canada.

  • She did begin to talk about the many ribbons and the many ruffles the new woman wears that lives up the corduroy road.

    The Story of Opal | Opal Whiteley