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corkage

[kawr-kij] /ˈkɔr kɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a fee charged, as in a restaurant, for serving wine or liquor brought in by the patron.
Origin of corkage
1830-1840
1830-40; cork + -age
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  • I bring it with me when I come to Paris, and let them charge for corkage.'

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • corkage, money charged when persons at an hotel provide their own wine—sixpence being charged for each cork drawn.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
British Dictionary definitions for corkage

corkage

/ˈkɔːkɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a charge made at a restaurant for serving wine, etc, bought off the premises
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