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Recent Examples on the Web The latest member of the Grove to speak, Aavo, stared down at a corked glass tube, spinning it slowly back and forth between thumb and finger. Nisi Shawl, Slate Magazine, "“Slippernet”," 22 Feb. 2017

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1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Corked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of corked

of wine : having an unpleasant taste because of a damaged or decayed cork

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