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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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And, as more consumers cut the cord and publishers embrace programmatic technology at an increasing pace, we continue to believe that ad-supported OTT has significant long-term growth potential."
Jon cut the cord in the hotel room and as he continued to treat both the mum and her baby, who he suggested she should name after Harry Potter character Hermoine Granger.
pay-TV subscribers peaked in 2010 at 105 million households, about 14 million homes have cut the cord, according to a report from ( Digital TV Research .
EMOTION got the better of Andy Reid when he advised Martin O'Neill to "cut the cord" to Declan Rice.
The OTT service, developed by OmniPoint, enables WISPs around the United States to offer this value-added service to increase revenues, while enabling end customers to cut the cord from traditional, big name cable and TV providers and save money each month.
The happy father thanked the New York Police Department, who arrived just after the baby did and helped cut the cord, and his neighbours who put towels in the dryer to keep the baby warm with until more help arrived.
Be careful not to cut the cord. Spiral the cord up to the handle, and begin adding the outer layer of broom corn.
But now Jackery is helping people truly cut the cord with the AirRocket portable wireless charger.
I never really cut the cord because I was always in touch with the staff, the players and watching our games when I was living out in Brazil.