It said, "Say, Herrick, we've got hold of a corking wind-up for your inquest story."
“What a corking opportunity to make a fresh start,” commented Cavanagh.
I was impulsively enthusiastic enough to say that I thought it was a "corking good audience."
"Your idea is all right, Kip—corking," he asserted at length.
"Let me think of it alone," the girl quickly replied, corking up the turmoil of her feeling with grand control.
Met some corking people there, Mexicans, starting home to-morrow.
Pryor the greater part of the day in reparing and corking the perogue and canoes.
It's a corking chair, all right, and you're sure to want it.
"A corking pretty girl," said one of them, drawing a deep breath.
Jack Cardigan called it "stunning," "ripping," "topping," and "corking."
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."
Excellent; wonderful: a corking party
Extremely; very: to have a corking good time (1891+)