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Meaning of cordage by Wiktionary Dictionary

cordage


    Etymology

    From French cordage .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈkɔːdɪdʒ/

    Noun

    cordage ( 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 .


Explanation of cordage by Wordnet Dictionary

cordage


    Noun
    1. the ropes in the rigging of a ship

    2. the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords



    Definition of cordage by GCIDE Dictionary

    cordage


    1. Cordage ( kôrdaj ), n. [F. cordage. See Cord.] Ropes or cords, collectively; hence, anything made of rope or cord, as those parts of the rigging of a ship which consist of ropes.