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    Corner - (n.) The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
    Corner - (n.) The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.
    Corner - (n.) An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.
    Corner - (n.) A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
    Corner - (n.) Direction; quarter.
    Corner - (n.) The state of things produced by a combination of persons, who buy up the whole or the available part of any stock or species of property, which compels those who need such stock or property to buy of them at their own price; as, a corner in a railway stock.
    Corner - (v. t.) To drive into a corner.
    Corner - (v. t.) To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
    Corner - (v. t.) To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it; as, to corner the shares of a railroad stock; to corner petroleum.
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    By-corner - (n.) A private corner.
    Cater-cornered - (a.) Diagonal.
    Cornered - (imp. & p. p.) of Corner
    Cornering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Corner
    Cornercap - (n.) The chief ornament.
    Cornered - (p. a.) 1 Having corners or angles.
    Cornered - (p. a.) In a possition of great difficulty; brought to bay.
    Cornerwise - (adv.) With the corner in front; diagonally; not square.
    Four-cornered - (a.) Having four corners or angles.
    Scorner - (n.) One who scorns; a despiser; a contemner; specifically, a scoffer at religion.
    Three-cornered - (a.) Having three corners, or angles; as, a three-cornered hat.
    Three-cornered - (a.) Having three prominent longitudinal angles; as, a three-cornered stem.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Corner - n. 1 place where converging sides or edges meet. 2 projecting angle, esp. Where two streets meet. 3 internal space or recess formed by the meeting of two sides, esp. Of a room. 4 difficult position, esp. One with no escape. 5 secluded place. 6 region or quarter, esp. A remote one. 7 action or result of buying or controlling the whole stock of a commodity. 8 boxing & wrestling corner of the ring where a contestant rests between rounds. 9 football & hockey free kick or hit from the corner of a pitch. v. 1 force into a difficult or inescapable position. 2 establish a corner in (a commodity). 3 (esp. Of or in a vehicle) go round a corner. [latin: related to *corn2]
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    Cornerstone - n. 1 a stone in the projecting angle of a wall. B foundation-stone. 2 indispensable part or basis.
    Hole-and-corner - adj. Secret; underhand.
    Three-cornered - adj. 1 triangular. 2 (of a contest etc.) Between three parties.
    Tight corner - n. (also tight place or spot) difficult situation.

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