Synonyms for cordage

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The movements in Copper and Cordage Trust stocks are purely speculative.

The nest was built in a block where some of the cordage runs.

I suppose that you must be very short of timber, cordage, and ship stores?

We only kept one sabre, in case we had to cut some cordage or some piece of wood.

In the rope-walks of the town, the cordage for the gallant Yankee ships was spun.

Such noise as it has is elemental, justifiable, like a ship's cordage in a gale.

There is also plenty of hemp for cordage, and tar could be made in abundance.

The epidermis of the leaves furnishes the strings for hammocks and all kinds of cordage.

This is affected by heat and wet, but not p. 194so much, as cordage is.

I will procure, if commissioned, any quantity of sailcloth and cordage.

WORD ORIGIN

"ropes, especially on a ship," late 15c., from Old French cordage, from corde "cord" (see cord).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CORDAGE

cord

nounrope
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