Definitions

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

  • transitive v. To draw the cork from.
  • transitive v. To free from a sealed or constrained state.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To open (a bottle or other container sealed with a cork or stopper) by removing the cork or stopper from.
  • v. To release.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To draw the cork from.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To draw the cork from; open by drawing the cork, as a bottle.
  • To allow to flow out, as if by removing a cork, as words, feelings, and the like; cause (a person) to speak.

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

  • v. release
  • v. draw the cork from (bottles)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ cork.

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