Definition of Cordwood

1. Noun. Firewood cut and stacked in cords; wood sold by the cord.

Generic synonyms: Firewood



Definition of Cordwood

1. Noun. Wood suitable for use as firewood; firewood cut and split into conveniently sized pieces for easy stacking into cords. ¹

2. Noun. Split and cut firewood as an economic commodity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cordwood

1. wood used for fuel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cordwood

cordovan
cordovans
cords
corduroy
corduroy road
corduroyed
corduroying
corduroylike
corduroys
cordwain
cordwainer
cordwaineries
cordwainers
cordwainery
cordwains
cordwood (current term)
cordwoods
cordy pulse
cordycepin
cordyline
cordylines
cordylobiasis
core
core-inflation
core-level
core biopsy
core bit
core competency
core constituency
core constituent

Literary usage of Cordwood

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1. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1914)
"Each stick of cordwood was immersed separately and its volume recorded. The cords were piled after the sticks had been immersed, making each one as far as ..."

2. Cecil County by Maryland Geological Survey, George Burbank Shattuck, Florence Bascom, Edward Bennett Mathews, Clarence Wilbur Dorsey, Jay Allan Bonsteel, Oliver Lanard Fassig, Henry Albert Pressey, Louis Agricola Bauer, Hugh M. Curran, George Bishop Sudworth, Geologic (1902)
"CHARCOAL AND cordwood. cordwood is the principal forest crop of the county. ... The greater part of the cordwood cut is made into charcoal, for use by the ..."

3. St. Mary's County by Maryland Geological Survey (1907)
"cordwood.—The supply of firewood in St. Mary's County is a simple problem. Firewood is abundant and the cost per cord on the market is determined largely by ..."

4. Prince George's County by Jay Allan Bonsteel, William Henry Alexander, Benjamin Le Roy Miller, Frederick Haynes Newell, Louis Agricola Bauer, Fred Wilson Besley (1911)
"cordwood. The annual cut of cordwood for shipment out of the county is about ... Practically all of the cordwood exported goes either to Washington or to ..."

5. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"Cost of cordwood and Cost of a Wire Rope Tramway—Mr. B. ... This particular ropeway was used for carrying cordwood to a mine. Its total length was 10.115 ..."

6. Rural Arithmetic: A Course in Arithmetic Intended to Start Children to by John Edward Calfee (1913)
"cordwood, STOVE WOOD, AND COAL 37. cordwood is 4 ft. long. A cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long and 4 ft. high. A cord of stove wood is a pile of wood 8 ft. ..."

7. St. Mary's County by Maryland Geological Survey (1907)
"cordwood.—The supply of firewood in St. Mary's County is a simple problem. Firewood is abundant and the cost per cord on the market is determined largely by ..."

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