corduroy definition

  • noun:
    • A durable cut-pile fabric, usually manufactured from cotton fiber, with vertical ribs.
    • Trousers manufactured from corduroy.
    • A road manufactured from logs set down crosswise.
    • huge textile, usually manufactured from cotton fiber, with vertical ribs.
    • sort of cotton fiber velveteen, getting the surface raised in ridges.
    • Trousers or breeches of corduroy.
    • A thick cotton fiber things corded or ribbed on top.
    • A corduroy road. See II., 1.
    • a road manufactured from logs set crosswise
    • a cut pile fabric with straight ribs; typically made of cotton
    • A durable cut-pile fabric, frequently made from cotton fiber, with straight ribs.
    • Trousers made of corduroy.
    • A road made of logs set down crosswise.
    • A heavy textile, frequently made from cotton fiber, with straight ribs.
    • A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges.
    • pants or breeches of corduroy.
    • A thick cotton things corded or ribbed on the surface.
    • A corduroy road. See II., 1.
    • a road made from logs set crosswise
    • a cut stack textile with straight ribs; often manufactured from cotton
  • adjective:
    • made from a fabric with vertical ribs.
    • manufactured from logs laid down crosswise: a corduroy road.
    • made from a fabric with straight ribs.
    • Made of logs laid straight down crosswise: a corduroy roadway.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to construct (a road) of logs laid down crosswise.
    • To form of logs laid alongside.
    • to construct (a road) of logs laid down crosswise.
    • To form of logs set side-by-side.
  • verb:
    • to create (a road) by setting up split logs or tree-trunks over a marsh, swamp etc.
    • create (a road) from logs laid side-by-side
    • To make (a road) by laying down split logs or tree-trunks over a marsh, swamp an such like.
    • build (a road) from logs laid side by side
  • others:
    • Like corduroy; ribbed like corduroy: since, a corduroy roadway.
    • made from corduroy.
    • to produce or construct in the form of tiny logs set transversely, as a road.
    • In splitting a hide, to help make unequal outlines or spots from the skin side of it.
    • Like corduroy; ribbed like corduroy: as, a corduroy roadway.
    • made from corduroy.
    • to create or construct in the form of tiny logs set transversely, as a road.
    • In splitting a hide, in order to make unequal outlines or spots from the skin side of it.

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