cordwood cordwood

Definition(s):

  • (n) firewood cut and stacked in cords; wood sold by the cord

Usage(s):

  1. Linda Ronstadt, a half-ton Chevy pickup with a ton of yellow birch cordwood aboard, has sunk to her rusty frame in a mushy patch of logging road.
  2. Perhaps, if you had shown a picture of bodies stacked like cordwood next to the crematory, people would be reminded of why Martin Bormann deserves to be remembered.
  3. Buildings began stocking cordwood in their basements.

News

  1. Protesters say they disagree with sheriff's immigration stance

    Knox County Sheriff J.J. Jones landed himself Thursday on the New York Times website after saying, if need be, he would stack illegal immigrants like cordwood.
    on August 23, 2013     Source: WATE 6 Knoxville

  2. Protesters mock Knox sheriff's 'cordwood' comment

    Protesters lampooned Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones’ threat to stack illegal immigrants “like cordwood” in jail as they laid plank-straight and shoulder to shoulder across the concrete at Market Square on Thursday.
    on August 23, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

Quotes

  • Nobody has complained to him about the beheadings in "The War" or "the dead bodies stacked up like cordwood," Burns said.
    on Aug 26, 2007 By: Ken Burns Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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