Cor"du*roy` (k?r"d?-roi` ∨ k?r"d?-roi"), n. [Prob. for F. corde du roi king's cord.]


A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges.

2. pl.

Trousers or breeches of corduroy.

Corduroy road, a roadway formed of logs laid side by side across it, as in marshy places; -- so called from its rough or ribbed surface, resembling corduroy. [U.S.]


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Cor"du*roy`, v. t.

To form of logs laid side by side. "Roads were corduroyed." Gemn. W.T. Sherman.


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