Cord

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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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Staff helped Sue and little Joseph, who weighed 6lb6oz, into delivery where they cut the umbilical cord.
I cut the umbilical cord before rushing back to Amy.
Kenny, who was present for the birth and cut the umbilical cord, said nothing could match one of his kids being born - not even a world title win.
Since Chuck Noll had never written for us or crossed our path in any other way, it took a little time for us to cut the umbilical cord.
Mrs Farmer said: 'Mum was the one who cut the umbilical cord, it only seemed fair.
If you are a Labour party member/supporter,and feel ashamed of what is being done in your name, the solution is easy -withdraw your support for this evil occupation and help cut the umbilical cord that is still firmly attached to our 200-year-old, delinquent and dangerous child -that is the USA.
It was time to cut the umbilical cord from my husband and go hunting with the girls,'' said Marshall, who's into her second season of hunting.
watch the fecal snake and be content, he said, cut the umbilical cord,
What's most evident from meeting them is that this generation has cut the umbilical cord with the directors of the past.
Come the new millennium and Tunisia will have cut the umbilical cord that still loosely attaches it to the developing world and will take its place among the developed nations.