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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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He perceived in one corner a door leading into the mountain, and at the foot of the mountain was a high rock on which was fixed an iron ring with a cord attached.
This fact and the words that had cautioned me that danger lay beyond the KNOTS convinced me that the rope had been severed since my friend had placed it as my guide, for I had but passed a single knot, whereas there had evidently been two or more in the entire length of the cord.
After straining against the cord for a time, Jerry surrendered and slept.
John Want rises with a groan, turns the chest up on one end, and begins to fasten the cord round it.
Getting his right foot in the stirrup, he smoothed the double reins, as he always did, between his fingers, and Cord let go.
Cord, too, scowled, and followed Vronsky almost at a trot.
Eighty poles, each of one foot high, were erected for this purpose, and very strong cords, of the bigness of packthread, were fastened by hooks to many bandages, which the workmen had girt round my neck, my hands, my body, and my legs.
Wish I knew how to get down," said Bert, ten thousand feet or so above it all, and gave himself to much futile tugging at the red and white cords.
NEW YORK, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord Registry announced today that it endorses the practice of delayed cord clamping following the recommendations by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
New accreditation requirements that have increased the cost structure of cord blood banks
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