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By the time they got there the implement had damaged her vocal cords and reached her upper stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)US sources say she got sick and decided to rest her vocal cords. The Sun (2016) Take cord up the blind through rings and leave hanging. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Radio control was substituted for the umbilical cord cable which could become entangled. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The nylon cord with which the family were bound was of a common variety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Measure and cut the cord as before. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)The disease strikes when nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord stop working. The Sun (2016)Also, to bind tightly with cords. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's had an op on his vocal cords. The Sun (2013)People think the worst thing about a spinal cord injury is the fact your legs don't work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their success is only due to some abnormality of the vocal cords, a kind of throat disease. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)A nylon cord was around her neck. The Sun (2012)This represents 1000 cords of wood worth $40 per cord net of costs of cutting and hauling. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Obviously, when somebody sustains a spinal cord injury it is a strange, unknown world. The Sun (2013)Nowadays, such a person is probably talking to a friend on a mobile phone, coils of connecting cords growing out of his ears. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It took ten men to subdue him and when police arrived they found him still struggling, tied to a chair with electrical cord and asking for Chantal. Notorious: The Maddest and Baddest Sportsmen on the Planet (2006)
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British English: cord NOUN
Cord is strong, thick string.
The door had been tied shut with a length of nylon cord.
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