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cordis

[kawr-dis, kohr-] /ˈkɔr dɪs, ˈkoʊr-/
adjective
1.
(in prescriptions) of the heart.
Origin of cordis
< Latin
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  • His trouble was that she loved cordis, not that cordis loved her.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • "I'm not so foolish as I look, Mr. cordis," said she, rather sharply.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • Cord cordis was the innkeeper in 1771 and John Bryant was licensed in 1790.

  • The last of the week Fanny Miller gave a little tea-party, to make cordis more generally acquainted.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • It must not be supposed that cordis had inspired so sudden and strong a passion in Madeline without a reciprocal sentiment.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • When the party broke up, cordis walked home with Madeline and Laura, whose paths lay together.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • A few minutes before nine cordis came in, evidently for the mere purpose of escorting her home.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • The most dangerous lovers women have are men of cordis's feminine temperament.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • cordis had seen her backward glance, and noted her steps grow slower with a complacent smile.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy
  • Moreover, now that she had warned cordis that Madeline was pre-empted property, she hoped he would turn his attention elsewhere.

    Dr. Heidenhoff's Process Edward Bellamy

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