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Meaning of corduroy

cor•du•roy

Pronunciation: (kôr'du-roi", kôr"du-roi'), [key]
— n.
  1. a cotton-filling pile fabric with lengthwise cords or ridges.
  2. trousers made of this fabric.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling corduroy.
  2. constructed of logs laid together transversely, as a road across swampy ground.
—v.t.
  1. to form (a road or the like) by laying logs transversely.
  2. to make a corduroy road across or along.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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