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CORDSCivil Operations and Rural Development Support (est. 1967; Vietnam)
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CORDSCopyright Office Electronic Registration, Recordation and Deposit System (US Copyright Office)
CORDSCommunity Research and Development Services (Arusha, Tanzania)
CORDSCivil Operations Revolutionary Development Support
CORDSCoherent-On-Receive Doppler System
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The executioner knotted the cord firmly round the unfortunate man's neck and was just about to swing him into the air, when the Sultan's purveyor dashed through the crowd, and cried, panting, to the hangman,
After straining against the cord for a time, Jerry surrendered and slept.
Getting his right foot in the stirrup, he smoothed the double reins, as he always did, between his fingers, and Cord let go.
She places them in a labyrinth where they are condemned to walk for ever, with a bracelet on their arms and a cord round their necks, unless they meet another as miserable as themselves.
The ape lunged against the stout cord that held him.
It is but the eye to the cord, the cord to the shaft, and the shaft to the mark.
He was more than astonished when presently he saw the missing kite struggling as usual against the controlling cord. But it had gone to the further side of the tower, and now hung and strained AGAINST THE WIND to the north.
John Want rises with a groan, turns the chest up on one end, and begins to fasten the cord round it.
He had gone down about three-quarters of the length of the wall when the cord broke.
Upon examination I found that the cord, though small, was amply able to sustain the weight of several men.
All you need do to let me know is to undo the cord holding the curtain of the 'right' gallery window, nearest to the dark closet.
When the Jester, arrayed in the cowl and frock of the hermit, and having his knotted cord twisted round his middle, stood before the portal of the castle of Front-de-B uf, the warder demanded of him his name and errand.