corded

adjective cord·ed \ ˈkȯr-dəd \

Definition of corded

1 a : made of or provided with cords or ridges; specifically : muscled in ridges
b of a muscle : tense, taut
2 : bound, fastened, or wound about with cords
3 : striped or ribbed with or as if with cord : twilled
  • corded fabric
4 : equipped with an electrical cord
  • a corded phone

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First Known Use of corded

14th century


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