cordon

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cordon.

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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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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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cordon m ‎(plural cordons)

  1. cord (for connecting)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cordon.

Noun[edit]

cordon n ‎(plural cordoane)

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

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