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cording Syllabification: cord·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrdiNG/

Definition of cording in English:


Cord or braid, especially that used as a decorative fabric trimming.
Example sentences
  • Place the fabric over the cording, hold the cord and begin to stitch; corded pintucks are automatically formed.
  • You can buy decorative cording for the ties or make them from the cover fabric.
  • For whiskers, thread a short length of plastic cording on a plastic needle and knot one end.

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