cordage cordage  /ˈkɔr dədʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
  2. (n) the ropes in the rigging of a ship

Usage(s):

  1. In a loud hint to tariff raisers, Kennedy later refused to increase duties on imported twine and cordage.
  2. Made from the fibrous stalk of a hemlock-like plant, jute has been for 100 years the prime material for gunny sacks, cordage and heavy wrappers.
  3. It will put on a stand-by basis the Boston Ropewalk, a cordage factory it opened in 1834 because good rope was not available commercially.

News

  • Arc of Greater Plymouth headed to new home

    The Arc of Greater Plymouth, a regional nonprofit dedicated to helping people with developmental disabilities, is poised to move from Cordage Park in North Plymouth to a new location at 52 Armstrong Road in the Plymouth Industrial Park.
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Halifax-Plympton Reporter

Quotes

  • "Hemp flourishes even to rankness," Paine wrote, "we do not want for cordage."
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Thomas Paine Source: OpEdNews

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