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!
They were corked and in wooden cases, which protected them perfectly.
The guides called it bouchee, "corked," and leaped out gayly into the water with their axes to "uncork" it.
The Banshee corked the bottle and held it up proudly to the light.
If the bottle be filled with fluid to the top and corked it is very difficult to shake up the contents.
Put it in corked bottles, and just before you wish to use it add the rum.
The bottle may be corked, have a screw top, or glass stopper, according to your fancy.
He corked the vial, replaced it in his pocket and opened a window.
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."