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Correct spelling:
cord (noun)
tendon, umbilical cord, guy, lead, twine, sinew, string, rope, lace, lasso, shoestring, lariat, rein, catgut, binding twine, gut, cord, hamstring, shoelace.
Other synonyms:
rubber band, chain, towing line, safety belt, holder, cable, towing rope, towrope, clip.
Examples of usage:
  1. Oftentimes, as I have lain swinging on the water, in the swell of the Chelsea ferry- boats, in that long, sharp- pointed, black cradle in which I love to let the great mother rock me, I have seen a tall ship glide by against the tide, as if drawn by some invisible towline, with a hundred strong arms pulling it. - "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist).
  2. To help the crew, we pulled at a towline until she got to another small canal. - "The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825", Gordon Sellar.
  3. I put up the helm of the catamaran, and as she fell off and began to gather fresh way Murdock hauled his prize up alongside and scrambled out of her, snubbing the towline to a length of about two fathoms. - "Turned Adrift", Harry Collingwood.

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