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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that corks bottles, for example.
  • n. Slang A remarkable or astounding person or thing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who puts corks into bottles.
  • n. A person or thing that is exceptional or remarkable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which corks.
  • n. In manufacturing, an instrument to stretch women's shoes.
  • n. An unanswerable fact or argument; that which makes further discussion or action unnecessary or impossible; a settler.
  • n. A successful examination; a “rush.”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person
  • n. a machine that is used to put corks in bottles

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