cordage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cordage.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cordage (countable and uncountable, plural cordages)

  1. (nautical) A set of ropes and cords, especially that used for a ship's rigging.
  2. (obsolete) An amount of wood measured in cords.

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Holonyms[edit]

  • (a set of ropes used on a ship): rigging

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

corde +‎ -age

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cordage m (plural cordages)

  1. rope (especially, for a vessel)

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