Entry from US English dictionary
A cord or strap that secures an object (such as a weapon) to one’s person.
- Each slot pocket has a D-ring sewn inside at the top for dummy cords or suspending hydration bladders.
- The hook floated upright, but I had a pretty fair current that day, the dummy cord turned out to be a good idea.
- Remove the cover and allow it to hang by the dummy cord and then when maintenance is complete reinstall the cover.
Secure an object to one’s person with a cord: he’ll show you how to dummy cord your knife
More example sentences
- There are 4 loops for dummy cording items that you place in the pockets or in the main compartment.
- You can always tell the new guy as his sergeant has all his important stuff dummy corded to his web belt.
- I guess the cleaning crew isn't pictured because they were dummy corded to the buffer across the room.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: dum·my cord
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