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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cordage  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cordage 
  n  1:  the  amount  of  wood  in  an  area  as  measured  in  cords 
  2:  the  ropes  in  the  rigging  of  a  ship 




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