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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The ropes in the rigging of a ship; The amount of wood in an area as measured in units.

Usage examples (29)
  • The researchers have also recovered fragments of knotted "cordage" - woven seagrass - that might have been used to make fishing nets.
  • The coarser parts are used for cordage, which is very serviceable.
  • The knotted "cordage" could have been used to make nets and lines
  • The fibrous rind is not less useful; it is manufactured into a kind of cordage, mats and floor-cloths. for more
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