face cord

noun

: a unit of wood cut for fuel equal to a stack 4 × 8 feet with lengths of pieces from about 12 to 16 inches

Examples of face cord in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Current pitmaster Dave Bonner said during the summer, the restaurant often goes through two face cords of wood a week. Nick Kindelsperger, Chicago Tribune, 10 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of face cord was in 1857

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“Face cord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20cord. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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