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corkscrew


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corkscrew  \Cork"screw`\  (-skr[udd]`),  n. 
  An  instrument  with  a  screw  or  a  steel  spiral  for  drawing 
  corks  from  bottles. 
 
  {Corkscrew  stairs},  a  spiral  staircase  around  a  solid  newel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corkscrew  \Cork"screw`\,  v.  t. 
  To  press  forward  in  a  winding  way  as  to  corkscrew  one's  way 
  through  a  crowd.  [Colloq.]  --Dickens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corkscrew 
  n  :  a  device  for  pulling  corks  [syn:  {bottle  screw}] 
  v  :  move  in  a  spiral  or  zigzag  course  [syn:  {spiral}] 




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