corked glass bottles of spices, infused oils and vinegars beckon from antique cupboards like jewels.
We corked what was left of the wines, and headed back out into the heat, a little wiser about the whole what-goes-with-what thing.
I should like to know who it was who corked whiskers on my dear aunt's picture!
He looked like a huge, overgrown schoolboy with a corked moustache.
The guides called it bouchee, "corked," and leaped out gayly into the water with their axes to "uncork" it.
The neck of the bottle was not corked up: a way to the interior was now open.
If the bottle be filled with fluid to the top and corked it is very difficult to shake up the contents.
I can't do a highwayman in nothing but a pair of corked moustaches!
The bottle may be corked, have a screw top, or glass stopper, according to your fancy.
They were corked and in wooden cases, which protected them perfectly.
1570s, "to put a cork sole on a shoe," from cork (n.)). Meaning "to stop with a cork" is from 1640s. Related: Corked; corking.
place in Ireland, anglicized from Irish Corcaigh, from corcach "marsh."