Definition of Corkir

1. a lichen used for dying [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corkir

cork tree
cork up
corkage
corkages
corkboard
corkboards
corked
corker
corkers
corkier
corkiest
corkiness
corkinesses
corking
corkingly
corkir (current term)
corkirs
corkite
corkless
corklike
corks
corkscrew flower
corkscrew oesophagus
corkscrewed
corkscrewing
corkscrewlike
corkscrews
corkscrewy
corktree

Literary usage of Corkir

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... called corkir grows, are to be had in many places on the ... but the corkir is white, and thinner than any other that ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"corkir. Therefore, my lord, I from thence argue thus, that since there is no other evidence, nor further proof of it. ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"CORKIE, s. The largest kind of pin ; a bodkin-pin, Fife. Corking-pin, X. CORKIN-PREEN, s. Corking-pin, S. corkir, j. ..."

4. Tours in Scotland 1747, 1750, 1760 by Richard Pococke (1887)
"... 3 is a mineral water; two sea weeds for dying grow on the stones there, corkir for Crimson, ..."

5. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"Applied to roads formed in new settlements, of trees laid roughly on sleepers transverse to the direction of the road: as suddenly for artillery. corkir ..."

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