Definition of Cordon

  • (n.) A cord or ribbon bestowed or borne as a badge of honor; a broad ribbon, usually worn after the manner of a baldric, constituting a mark of a very high grade in an honorary order. Cf. Grand cordon.
  • (n.) The cord worn by a Franciscan friar.
  • (n.) The coping of the scarp wall, which projects beyong the face of the wall a few inches.
  • (n.) A line or series of sentinels, or of military posts, inclosing or guarding any place or thing.
  • (n.) A rich and ornamental lace or string, used to secure a mantle in some costumes of state.

Synonyms of Cordon

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Antonyms of Cordon

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Homophones of Cordon