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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cornered  \Cor"nered\  (-n?rd),  p.  a. 
  1  Having  corners  or  angles. 
 
  2.  In  a  possition  of  great  difficulty;  brought  to  bay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corner  \Cor"ner\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cornered}  (-n?rd);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Cornering}.] 
  1.  To  drive  into  a  corner. 
 
  2.  To  drive  into  a  position  of  great  difficulty  or  hopeless 
  embarrassment;  as  to  corner  a  person  in  argument. 
 
  3.  To  get  command  of  (a  stock,  commodity,  etc.),  so  as  to  be 
  able  to  put  one's  own  price  on  it  as  to  corner  the 
  shares  of  a  railroad  stock;  to  corner  petroleum. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cornered 
  adj  :  forced  to  turn  and  face  attackers;  "a  stag  at  bay";  "she  had 
  me  cornered  between  the  porch  and  her  car";  "like  a 
  trapped  animal"  [syn:  {at  bay(p)},  {trapped},  {treed}] 




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