from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A charge exacted at a restaurant for every bottle of liquor served that was not bought on the premises.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fee charged by a restaurant to serve wine that the diner has provided, at a BYOB.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The charge made by innkeepers for drawing the cork and taking care of bottles of wine bought elsewhere by a guest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The corking or uncorking of bottles; hence, the serving of wine or other bottled beverages in hotels and inns. Specifically
- n. A charge made by hotel-keepers and others for the serving of wine and liquors not furnished by the house, or for the corking and re-serving of partly emptied bottles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a charge added at a restaurant for every bottle of wine served that was not bought on the premises
cork + -age (Wiktionary)