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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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They had to use forceps but he just kind of slipped out and they gave him to me straight away and Stewart got to cut the cord.
It would only have taken 15 minutes for me to make it safe - to cut the cord, put it out of reach," he said.
As a normal, civilized nation, let all of us work to cut the cord between those who are connected with organized crime and corruption in Bulgaria and those who make Bulgaria's image abroad.
Crews cut the cord, assessed mum and baby and wrapped the newborn in a blanket to keep her warm before they were both transferred to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
All that was left was for the midwife, who had also arrived, to cut the cord - Cathrin didn't even need stitches.
With its checklists, tips and notes, CUT THE CORD is everything the novice needs to understand what all the excitement's about.
It's been three years since most insurers cut the cord on traditional mold coverage, yet the real estate industry cannot seem to find a consensus on dealing with mold risk mitigation.
SALEM - Oregonians are not yet willing to cut the cord.
The Stop the War coalition said most people opposed war, while MP George Galloway said it was "time to cut the cord which connects Mr Blair and Mr Bush".
His proof-positive product management and customer service initiatives helped to keep that company buoyant after AT&T cut the cord in 1984.
The boy was carrying a cutting pliers at the time of his arrest, and police quoted him as saying he intended to use it to cut the cord holding the handgun.