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corking


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cork  \Cork\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Corked}  (k[^o]rkt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Corking}.] 
  1.  To  stop  with  a  cork,  as  a  bottle. 
 
  2.  To  furnish  or  fit  with  cork;  to  raise  on  cork. 
 
  Tread  on  corked  stilts  a  prisoner's  pace.  --Bp. 
  Hall. 
 
  Note:  To  cork  is  sometimes  used  erroneously  for  to  calk,  to 
  furnish  the  shoe  of  a  horse  or  ox  with  sharp  points, 
  and  also  in  the  meaning  of  cutting  with  a  calk. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corking 
  adj  :  (informal)  very  good;  "a  bully  pulpit";  "a  cool  sports  car"; 
  "had  a  great  time  at  the  party";  "you  look  simply 
  smashing"  [syn:  {bang-up},  {bully},  {cool},  {cracking}, 
  {dandy},  {great},  {groovy},  {keen},  {neat},  {nifty},  {not 
  bad(p)},  {peachy},  {slap-up},  {swell},  {smashing}] 




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