Shouldn't we put a cordon round to prevent the rest from running away?
In order to bring a young tree into the cordon shape, all its side branches are shortened back, either to form permanent spurs, as in the case of pears, or to yield annual young shoots, as in peaches and nectarines.
In moral effect the battle proved anything but a defeat to the Americans, who now drew a cordon of works around Boston, hemming Howe's army in a contracted, and, as it proved, untenable, position.
After school, she did a cordon bleu cookery course and then went to Falmouth School of Art.
They admitted many residents could pay only 20p to cross a toll cordon.