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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"La Corde Sensible" was painted by the artist in 1960 and gifted to his wife.
In a Bucharest immersed in "funeral weather," littered with the rubble of a recent devastating earthquake (the 1977 Vrancea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2) and suffocated by the "cast-iron gloom" of the totalitarian regime, the American Corde finds himself physically, socially, professionally and linguistically cut off from his regular life in Chicago.
9 April 2015 - UK-based alternative energy company Helius Energy plc has closed the sale of its shareholding in Helius CoRDe Ltd.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 9, 2015-Helius Energy Sells Helius CoRDe Stake for GBP 12.3m
The 43-year-old's eldest son Corde Broadus and his wife Jessica Kyzer recently welcomed a baby boy called Zion.
The norms are required under Pope John Paul ll's 1990 apostolic letter Ex Corde Ecciesiae.
The lawsuit, sent to Rome, outlined "twenty-three years of scandals and dissidence" at Georgetown University, accusing it of failing to comply with Ex corde ecclesiae, the 1990 Apostolic Constitution for Catholic universities that "demands Church-affiliated institutions of higher learning promote and defend Catholic doctrine" (LifeSiteNews, 14 May 2014).
Un des jeunes a ete sauve a l'aide d'une corde, et les deux autres ont ete sauves suite a l'intervention de l'helicoptere de l'armee.
Brand new acts include breath-taking juggling and acrobatics from the Velenciuc Troupe, spectacular knife balancing acts with the graceful aerial skills of Victoria Boyko on the Corde Lisse dance, music, illusion and wonder under the starry roof of our Big Top!