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put a cork in it

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put a cork in it

verb phrase

To keep silent; shut up •Often an irritated command: A New York judge has mercifully told Woody and Mia to put a cork in it (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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