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.
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."