from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Tied or bound with cords.
  • adj. Furnished with or made of cords.
  • adj. Ribbed or twilled: a corded bedspread.
  • adj. Stacked in cords: corded firewood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Fitted with a cord.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bound or fastened with cords.
  • adj. Piled in a form for measurement by the cord.
  • adj. Made of cords.
  • adj. Striped or ribbed with cords.
  • adj. Bound about, or wound, with cords.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bound, girded, or fastened with cords.
  • Piled in a form for measurement by the cord.
  • Made of cords; furnished with cords.
  • Ribbed or furrowed, as by cords: as, corded cloth; a corded pattern.
  • In heraldry, represented as bound about, or wound with cords, as the cross in the accompanying figure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of textiles; having parallel raised lines


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