Origin of corky
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Examples from the Web for corky
She knew she wanted to play Corky in Bound, but her management wanted her to have nothing to do with it.Gina Gershon on ‘Killer Joe,’ Tom Cruise, ‘Showgirls,’ ‘Bound’
July 18, 2012
The substance of all mushrooms is either fleshy, membranaceous, or corky.
Some species are very large, some are small, some fleshy, and some are corky or woody.
Phebe asked, as the corky, hard root cracked under her jaws.Teddy: Her Book
Anna Chapin Ray
The nature of the bark is known by its splintery, fibrous, or corky texture.On the Banks of the Amazon
This is a valuable tan bark, but it is not in the least corky.Trees Every Child Should Know
Julia Ellen Rogers
Word Origin and History for corky
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