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Bedford cord Syllabification: Bed·ford cord

Definition of Bedford cord in English:


A tough woven fabric having prominent ridges, similar to corduroy.
Example sentences
  • A slight Bedford cord adds texture and class, while some nylon gives these shorts a shot of durability and quick-dry ability.
  • These reproductions, copied from an original example, are made from Bedford cord.
  • Keep out the cold with our Bedford Cord Jacket featuring a fleece lining, shirt collar and decorative chest pocket.


Late 19th century: named after the town of Bedford, England.

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