Definition of Cords

1. Noun. Cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth.

Exact synonyms: Corduroys
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Cords

1. Noun. (plural of cord) ¹

2. Noun. (informal) Corduroys. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cords

1. cord [v] - See also: cord

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cords

cordon sanitaire
cordoned
cordoned off
cordoning
cordoning off
cordonnet
cordonnets
cordons
cordons off
cordons sanitaires
cordopexy
cordotomies
cordotomy
cordovan
cordovans
cords (current term)
corduroy
corduroy road
corduroyed
corduroying
corduroylike
corduroys
cordwain
cordwainer
cordwaineries
cordwainers
cordwainery
cordwains
cordwood
cordwoods

Literary usage of Cords

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1. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"Then are seen in the central line the true rocal cords, white and shining in their normal ... On each side of the true vocal cords, and on a higher level, ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"It is divided into two p inward of the vocal cords; between the two cords ... The portion of the cavi the true vocal cords is broad and triangular in shape ..."

3. The Development of the Chick: An Introduction to Embryology by Frank Rattray Lillie (1908)
"Whereas during the fourth, fifth, and sixth days the arrangement of the cortical cells is in masses rather than in cords, on the eighth day the cords are ..."

4. Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the edited by Charles E. Schamel (1997)
"Records of the MACV cords Information Center 11.22 The Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (cords) was created on May 9, 1967, ..."

5. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"the reentering angle of the thyroid and the processus vocalis and so stretch the vocal cord ; it is in fact the main tightener of the vocal cords. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"During calm breathing, the glottis is lance-shaped, between the yellowish white cords. A deep inspiration causes the glottis to open widely and in ..."

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