1) A tough but thin kind of hempen cord, the material used for whip-lashes or the tips of them.

1377-8 In qwypcorde empt’ per eundem ijd, Bolton Priory

1504 Two gros off wypcord and a half xxd, York

1642 two peeces of whipcoarde or plough stringe, Elmswell.

dates 1377-1378 1504 1642

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