- cork oak,
- cork tree,
- corkscrew flower
Origin of corked
verb (used with object)
Origin of cork
Examples from the Web for corked
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.
Corked glass bottles of spices, infused oils and vinegars beckon from antique cupboards like jewels.
The seeds, once extracted, she put into a small phial, which she corked up tightly and put carefully away in her bureau drawer.The Conjure Woman|Charles W. Chesnutt
Christian's face, surmounted by a very old hunting-cap, and decorated with a corked moustache, appeared at the window.Mount Music|E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
Word Origin for cork
place in Ireland, anglicized from Irish Corcaigh, from corcach "marsh."
1570s, "to put a cork sole on a shoe," from cork (n.)). Meaning "to stop with a cork" is from 1640s. Related: Corked; corking.