Usage examples for cord

  1. Miss Hathaway's curtains hung straight to the floor, but Miss Ainslie's were tied back with white cord – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  2. Therefore the rope was easy to remove and beneath it, holding the sheets in place, was only some stout and comparatively modern string- it had a red thread in it that marked it as navy cord of an old pattern. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  3. Then he became embarrassed, retired, and eventually sent his servant to beg that the mother would bring some of her cord to his house the next morning. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare