from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Decorative cord, often wrapped in colored fabric or foil
- n. The resultant decoration, or the act of decorating with cording
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ribbed surface of a corded fabric. See corded, 4.
- n. In a loom, the arrangement of the treadles so that they move in such clusters and time as may be required for the production of the pattern.
- n. In sewing-machine work, the stitching, with special machines, of cords on cloaks, corsets, uniforms, and other garments.
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Jack straightened in the dim light shafting in from the hallway, then shrugged, muscles cording in the shoulders displayed by the black wife-beater stretched across his chest.
Amish leather crafters in Pennsylvania cut and edge each bag by hand, rub it with natural cream and stitch it with heavy waxed cording.
Finish attaching a shade as good as tie a knot in a cording up tall upon a window.
Close inspection revealed that one of the two well-tarnished gold buttons that anchored the cording across its front was not, in fact, issued by any U.S. military branch.
A.cording to police, 55-year-old Barbara A. Kraushaar drove through three downtown stoplights at high speed and crashed into another vehicle, killing its driver, Colleen Trousdale.
Her new ball gown was aqua silk, trimmed with turquoise double cording that was bound together with silver threads.
This can translate to a cookie bar, with take away cello bags tied with gold cording to act as favors.
Dee raised a clenched fist, tendons cording in her slender arm.
Once we were inside, I fell onto the purple velvet lounge, now with its golden tassels and cording bright and new and all its stuffing covered over.
As I grew up in my strict evangelical Pentecostal community, I heard frequent talk of sex scandals—scandals that, ac cording to taboo, were never supposed to be discussed, but were.