corky

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corky (comparative corkier, superlative corkiest)

  1. Of wine, contaminated by a faulty or tainted cork.
    This one smells a bit corky; get me another bottle.
  2. Consisting of, or like, cork; dry; shrivelled.
    • Shakespeare
      Bind fast his corky arms.

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corky (plural corkies)

  1. (Australia, slang) An injury caused by a blow ("corking").

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