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Idioms about corner

Origin of corner

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old French cornier(e), “a corner,” from Vulgar Latin corna, Latin cornua, plural of cornū “(animal) horn” + -er noun suffix; see origin at horn; see also cornu)
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British Dictionary definitions for corner (1 of 2)

corner
/ (ˈkɔːnə) /

noun
verb

Word Origin for corner

C13: from Old French corniere, from Latin cornū point, extremity, horn

British Dictionary definitions for corner (2 of 2)

Corner

noun
the Corner informal an area in central Australia, at the junction of the borders of Queensland and South Australia
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