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  • n. Plural form of corkscrew.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of corkscrew.


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  • The poem "corkscrews" as it goes along, tightening to that moment of anguished realization when Mariana finally says "I" it's my subjectivity, my perception at issue.


  • And from what I can tell, the Home Office isn’t planning to install CCTV cameras in corkscrews.

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  • The Government acknowledged restrictions on items such as corkscrews, umbrellas and tennis racquets were confusing and caused delays for little security benefit. | Top Stories

  • The government acknowledged restrictions on items such as corkscrews, umbrellas and tennis racquets are confusing and cause delays for little security benefit.

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  • The smooth, solid wall was part of a huge block of stone that cut off the shaft that corkscrews for more than four miles (seven kilometers) to a depth of 2,625 feet (800 meters).

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  • Contractor Jeff Hart of Denver, Colorado, operated the drill, pounding through solid rock and the detritus of the collapsed mine, which corkscrews deep below a remote hill in Chile's Atacama desert.

    Trapped Chilean Miners: Drill Finally Breaks Through To Mine

  • Old Howard had given me a knife of many blades, and corkscrews, and screw-drivers, and all sorts of contrivances, including a tiny pair of scissors.


  • They also sell an array of other items such as cigar cutters, corkscrews and more conventional hunting knives.

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  • Edward and Margaret Anne Willett drink wine, buy wine, taste wine, write about wine, conduct wine tastings, belong to three different wine clubs, and have more corkscrews than they can count.

    The Willetts on Wine: Wine – it’s what’s for dinner

  • Giuseppe Gerbasi/Contrasto for The Wall Street Journal Gelati Di Vini "It's not like those idiot bar-top dispensers that spin around like corkscrews," he says, referring to Sicily's most common storage and dispensing method, which creates such a fine and consistent grain, he calls it sherbet.

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