- cork·i·ness, noun
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How to use corky in a sentence
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’ | Ramin Setoodeh | July 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Its twigs often have corky ridges and the winter buds are somewhat hairy.Forest Trees of Illinois | Fuller George D.
In some instances the sack is rather small, but a corky growth below the grain helps to buoy it on water.Seed Dispersal | William J. Beal
I lay till my heart stopped beating, my joints were wooden, and my four limbs corky beyond all hope of reanimation.Summer Cruising in the South Seas | Charles Warren Stoddard
Syringodendron pes-capræ; tangential vertical section in the corky part of the bark, X200.
But the interior cells do not produce this corky substance, because it would be injurious to the plant if they did.Parallel Paths | Thomas William Rolleston