face cord

noun

Definition of face cord

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

First Known Use of face cord

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Face cord.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20cord. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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