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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of corduroy.

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Examples

  • Very steep sections of the road were "corduroyed" - laid with logs 6 to 12 inches in diameter-to reduce erosion.

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • Here, earlier in the year, eleven bridges had been constructed, each a labor of accuracy; and perhaps as many swampy places had been "corduroyed" by carpeting them with long parallel poles.

    The Blazed Trail

  • "corduroyed" by carpeting them with long parallel poles.

    The Blazed Trail

  • His little corduroyed backside clambers over another fence after them.

    Molly Magid Hoagland: Fly Where I Can't Hold You

  • His little corduroyed backside clambers over another fence after them.

    Fly Where I Can't Hold You

  • His little corduroyed backside clambers over another fence after them.

    Molly Magid Hoagland: Fly Where I Can't Hold You

  • The “main road” sometimes plunges into deep bogs, at others is roughly corduroyed by the roots of trees, and frequently hangs over the edge of abrupt and much-worn declivities, in going up one of which the baggage-horse rolled down a bank fully thirty feet high, and nearly all the tea was lost.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • It took them three days to lay a bridge of corduroyed branches across the river and another two to get all the wagons and ivory to the far bank.

    When the Lion Feeds

  • She pointed to the corduroyed road that ran west from the new buildings until it disappeared into the pine woods that grew almost to the edge of town.

    The Guns Of The South

  • Despite its name, the road was imperfectly corduroyed.

    The Guns Of The South

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