Corduroy : Definition

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Definitions of Corduroy

Pronunciation : Cor"du*roy` (kr"d-roi` or kr"d-roi")
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Prob. for F. corde du roi king's cord.]
Definition : 1. A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges.

2. pl.

Defn: Trousers or breeches of corduroy. Corduroy road, a roadway formed of logs laid side by side across it, as in marshy places; -- so called from its rough or ribbed surface, resembling corduroy. [U.S.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cor"du*roy`
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To form of logs laid side by side. "Roads were corduroyed." Gemn. W.T. Sherman.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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