corked corked

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin

Usage(s):

  1. Beyond Asmara lies Massaua, Eritrea's only good port, which the Royal Navy had tightly corked and hoped soon to possess.
  2. The champagne bottles that had been chilled in anticipation of a celebration remained corked.
  3. In 2003, we had college coaches gone wild, drug suspensions and suspicions, one infamous corked bat and a BCS mess.

News

  • Even as Metro writes a flurry of tickets, many remained confused about the booze rules governing Fremont

    The Law: At any of the following locations, it is unlawful for any person to drink an alcoholic beverage or to possess an open container of alcoholic beverage which was purchased in an original sealed or corked container: (1) Upon any premises, including the parking lot, of an establishment which is licensed only for the off-sale or the on-off-sale of alcoholic beverages;
    on August 1, 2013     Source: Las Vegas CityLife

Quotes

  1. "We're not too bad really. Richie and Conrad have both got corked thighs - they should be okay," Hansen said shortly after the All Blacks' arrival in South Africa this morning (NZT). "We'll see how they are over the next couple of days but...
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Steve Hansen Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "You only mention two things in 13 years that I was in Chicago. You mention the (corked) bat and the day that I left," Sosa said. "You don't mention all the great years I had in Chicago. I have to say I made maybe two mistakes in 13 years....
    on Feb 23, 2005 By: Sammy Sosa Source: WTOV9.com

  3. "He worked the count," Van Horn said. "He corked it. He smoked it. That was a no-doubter."
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Dave Van Horn Source: Springdale Morning News

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