Definition of cordwood
: wood piled or sold in cords
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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.
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Definition of cordwood for English Language Learners
: wood used for fires that is piled or sold in cords (sense 4)
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