Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) the ropes in the rigging of a ship
  2. (noun, quantity) the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords

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Alternate forms of Cordage

Hyponyms: sennit

Hypernyms: amount, measure, quantity, rope

Origin of the word Cordage

  1. "ropes, especially on a ship," late 15c., from Fr. cordage, from corde "cord" (see cord). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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