Recent Examples of cordwood from the Web
The fourth and final case of success in Afghanistan concerns counterterrorism operations: those shadowy raids and drone strikes that have successfully stacked terrorist bodies like cordwood across Afghanistan and rural Pakistan.
The results have been poor on nearly all fronts besides counterterrorism, where the U.S. special operations and drones machine has continued to stack bodies like cordwood.
Earthwood Building School Fine-tune your skills at this specialized building school that offers several courses on cordwood construction and other alternative, energy-efficient building techniques.
Left unchecked, the airlines may remove all seats and stack passengers like cordwood, reminiscent of ship holds in the 1700s, all in the quest for better profits.
The young pitching arms of the Mets — a Harvey, a Syndergaard, a de Grom and a Matz — are piled high as cordwood.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cordwood.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of cordwood
CORDWOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cordwood for English Language Learners
: wood used for fires that is piled or sold in cords (sense 4)
Learn More about cordwood
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up cordwood? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).