cordon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cordon.

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Noun[edit]

cordon (plural cordons)

  1. (archaic) A ribbon normally worn diagonally across the chest as a decoration or insignia of rank etc.
  2. A line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it.
  3. (cricket) The arc of fielders on the off side, behind the batsman - the slips and gully.
  4. (botany) A woody plant, such as a fruit tree, pruned and trained to grow as a single stem on a support.

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Verb[edit]

cordon (third-person singular simple present cordons, present participle cordoning, simple past and past participle cordoned)

  1. (with "off") To form a cordon around an area in order to prevent movement in or out.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

corde +‎ -on

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Noun[edit]

cordon m (plural cordons)

  1. cord (for connecting)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cordon.

Noun[edit]

cordon n (plural cordoane)

  1. belt
  2. cord (length of twisted strands)
  3. (cordon ombilical) umbilical cord
  4. cordon. (A line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it.)

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