For the glass-stoppers, I had against me all the cork trade, and the wine-merchants too, who recork old wines.
the time required for something to resume its former or normal condition or state
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."