cordage

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noun cord·age \ˈkȯr-dij\

Definition of cordage

  1. 1 :  ropes or cords; especially :  the ropes in the rigging of a ship

  2. 2 :  the number of cords (as of wood) on a given area

Examples of cordage in a Sentence

  1. a company that produced cordage for ships

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First Known Use of cordage

1582


CORDAGE Defined for English Language Learners

cordage

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Definition of cordage for English Language Learners

  • : ropes or cords


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