cordwood

noun cord·wood \ ˈkȯrd-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of cordwood

: wood piled or sold in cords

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First Known Use of cordwood

circa 1639


CORDWOOD Defined for English Language Learners

cordwood

noun

Definition of cordwood for English Language Learners

  • : wood used for fires that is piled or sold in cords (sense 4)


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