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  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. 




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