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Meaning of CORDAGE

Pronunciation:  'kordij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the ropes in the rigging of a ship
  2. [n]  the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
 

CORDAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: amount, measure, quantity, quantum, rope

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cord"age\ (k?rd"?j), 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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accommodation, burden, capacity, content, cording, gear, limit, measure, poundage, quantity, rigging, room, ropework, roping, space, stowage, tack, tackle, tonnage, volume
 

 

 

 

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