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corner

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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Cor=ner
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27 in 27 verses (in OT : 26 in 26 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

cornern. [OF. corniere, cornier, LL. cornerium, corneria, fr. L. cornu horn, end, point. See Horn.].
  •  The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point; as, the chimney corner.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.  [1913 Webster]
    "From the four corners of the earth they come."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.  [1913 Webster]
    "This thing was not done in a corner."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Direction; quarter.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sits the wind in that corner!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
Corner stone, the stone which lies at the corner of two walls, and unites them; the principal stone; especially, the stone which forms the corner of the foundation of an edifice; hence, that which is fundamental importance or indispensable. “A prince who regarded uniformity of faith as the corner stone of his government.” Prescott. -- Corner tooth, one of the four teeth which come in a horse's mouth at the age of four years and a half, one on each side of the upper and of the lower jaw, between the middle teeth and the tushes.
cornern. 
     A free kick from close to the nearest corner flag post, allowed to the opposite side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
cornerv. t. 
  •  To drive into a corner.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

corner, n. & v.
--n.
1 a place where converging sides or edges meet.
2 a projecting angle, esp. where two streets meet.
3 the internal space or recess formed by the meeting of two sides, esp. of a room.
4 a difficult position, esp. one from which there is no escape (driven into a corner).
5 a secluded or remote place.
6 a region or quarter, esp. a remote one (from the four corners of the earth).
7 the action or result of buying or controlling the whole available stock of a commodity, thereby dominating the market.
8 Boxing & Wrestling a an angle of the ring, esp. one where a contestant rests between rounds. b a contestant's supporters offering assistance at the corner between rounds.
9 Football & Hockey a free kick or hit from a corner of the pitch after the ball has been kicked over the goal-line by a defending player.
10 a triangular cut of gammon or ham.
--v.
1 tr. force (a person or animal) into a difficult or inescapable position.
2 tr. a establish a corner in (a commodity). b dominate (dealers or the market) in this way.
3 intr. (esp. of or in a vehicle) go round a corner.

Idiom
corner shop a small local shop, esp. at a street corner. just round (or around) the corner colloq. very near, imminent.
Etymology
ME f. AF ult. f. L cornu horn

THESAURUS

corner

L, a corner on, aberrancy, aberration, absorb, alcove, angle, apex, asylum, bay, bear raid, bend, bias, bifurcation, bight, blind alley, bolt-hole, bother, bottle up, box, branching off, bull raid, buy, buy back, buy in, buy into, buy off, buy on credit, buy up, cache, cant, capture, carrel, catch, chevron, circuitousness, coin, collar, complete a purchase, concealment, corner in, cornering, cove, cover, covert, coverture, crank, cranny, crook, crotchet, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, cul-de-sac, curve, dark corner, dead end, dead-end street, deadlock, declination, deflection, den, departure, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviation, deviousness, digression, dilemma, discursion, disturb, divagation, divarication, divergence, diversion, dogleg, double, double a point, drift, drifting, dugout, elbow, ell, engross, engrossment, errantry, exclusive possession, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, extremity, fix, forestall, forestallment, fork, foxhole, funk hole, furcation, go around, hairpin, halt, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hog, hole, hook, impasse, indirection, inflection, inglenook, jam, knee, lair, make a buy, manipulation, monopolization, monopolize, monopoly, nab, niche, nook, obliquity, oriel, pererration, pickle, pitchhole, plight, point, procure, purchase, put out, quoin, raid, rambling, rebuy, recess, recession, refuge, regrate, repurchase, retreat, rigging, roomlet, round, round a bend, round a corner, round a point, sanctuary, scrape, secret place, seize, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, skew, slant, snuggery, stalemate, stand, standstill, stash, stop, straying, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, tack, take it all, tie up, trap, tree, trouble, turn, turn a corner, turning, twist, undercovert, variation, veer, vertex, wandering, warp, wash sale, washing, yaw, zag, zig, zigzag

ROGET THESAURUS

corner

Hindrance

VB hinder, impede, filibuster, impedite, embarrass, keep off, stave off, ward off, obviate, avert, antevert, turn aside, draw off, prevent, forefend, nip in the bud, retard, slacken, check, let, counteract, countercheck, preclude, debar, foreclose, estop, inhibit, shackle, restrict, obstruct, stop, stay, bar, bolt, lock, block, block up, choke off, belay, barricade, block the way, bar the way, stop the way, forelay, dam up, put on the brake, scotch the wheel, lock the wheel, put a spoke in the wheel, put a stop to, traverse, contravene, interrupt, intercept, oppose, hedge in, hedge round, cut off, inerclude, interpose, interfere, intermeddle, cramp, hamper, clog, clog the wheels, cumber, encumber, incumber, handicap, choke, saddle with, load with, overload, lay, lumber, trammel, tie one's hands, put to inconvenience, incommode, discommode, discompose, hustle, corner, drive into a corner, run foul of, fall foul of, cross the path of, break in upon, thwart, frustrate, disconcert, balk, foil, faze, feaze, feeze, baffle, snub, override, circumvent, defeat, spike guns, spoil, mar, clip the wings of, cripple, put an extinguisher on, damp, dishearten, discountenance, throw cold water on, spoil sport, lay a wet blanket, throw a wet blanket on, cut the ground from under one, take the wind out of one's sails, undermine, be in the way of, stand in the way of, act as a drag, hang like a millstone round one's neck.

Possession

N possession, seizin, seisin, ownership, occupancy, hold, holding, tenure, tenancy, feodality, dependency, villenage, villeinage, socage, chivalry, knight service, exclusive possession, impropriation, monopoly, retention, prepossession, preoccupancy, nine points of the law, corner, usucaption, future possession, heritage, inheritance, heirship, reversion, fee, seigniority, primogeniture, ultimogeniture, futures contract, warrant, put, call, option, right of first refusal, bird in hand, uti possidetis, chose in possession, possessing, worth, possessed of, seized of, master of, in possession of, usucapient, endowed with, blest with, instinct with, fraught with, laden with, charged with, possessed, on hand, by one, in hand, in store, in stock, in one's hands, in one's grasp, in one's possession, at one's command, at one's disposal, one's own, unsold, unshared, entbehre gern was du nicht hast, meum et tuum, tuum est.

VB possess, have, hold, occupy, enjoy, be possessed of, have in hand, own, command, inherit, come to, come in for, engross, monopolize, forestall, regrate, impropriate, have all to oneself, corner, have a firmhold of, get into one's hand, belong to, appertain to, pertain to, be in one's possession, vest in.

Receptacle

N receptacle, inclosure, recipient, receiver, reservatory, compartment, cell, cellule, follicle, hole, corner, niche, recess, nook, crypt, stall, pigeonhole, cove, oriel, cave, capsule, vesicle, cyst, pod, calyx, cancelli, utricle, bladder, pericarp, udder, stomach, paunch, venter, ventricle, crop, craw, maw, gizzard, breadbasket, mouth, pocket, pouch, fob, sheath, scabbard, socket, bag, sac, sack, saccule, wallet, cardcase, scrip, poke, knit, knapsack, haversack, sachel, satchel, reticule, budget, net, ditty bag, ditty box, housewife, hussif, saddlebags, portfolio, quiver, chest, box, coffer, caddy, case, casket, pyx, pix, caisson, desk, bureau, reliquary, trunk, portmanteau, band-box, valise, grip, grip sack, skippet, vasculum, boot, imperial, vache, cage, manger, rack, vessel, vase, bushel, barrel, canister, jar, pottle, basket, pannier, buck-basket, hopper, maund, creel, cran, crate, cradle, bassinet, wisket, whisket, jardiniere, corbeille, hamper, dosser, dorser, tray, hod, scuttle, utensil, brazier, cuspidor, spittoon, cistern, vat, caldron, barrel, cask, drum, puncheon, keg, rundlet, tun, butt, cag, firkin, kilderkin, carboy, amphora, bottle, jar, decanter, ewer, cruse, caraffe, crock, kit, canteen, flagon, demijohn, flask, flasket, stoup, noggin, vial, phial, cruet, caster, urn, epergne, salver, patella, tazza, patera, pig gin, big gin, tyg, nipperkin, pocket pistol, tub, bucket, pail, skeel, pot, tankard, jug, pitcher, mug, pipkin, galipot, gallipot, matrass, receiver, retort, alembic, bolthead, capsule, can, kettle, bowl, basin, jorum, punch bowl, cup, goblet, chalice, tumbler, glass, rummer, horn, saucepan, skillet, posnet, tureen, beaker, flask, Erlenmeyer flask, Florence flask, round-bottom flask, graduated cylinder, test tube, culture tube, pipette, Pasteur pipette, disposable pipette, syringe, vial, carboy, vacuum flask, Petri dish, microtiter tray, centrifuge tube, bail, beaker, billy, canakin, catch basin, catch drain, chatti, lota, mussuk, schooner, spider, terrine, toby, urceus, plate, platter, dish, trencher, calabash, porringer, potager, saucer, pan, crucible, glassware, tableware, vitrics, compote, gravy boat, creamer, sugar bowl, butter dish, mug, pitcher, punch bowl, chafing dish, shovel, trowel, spoon, spatula, ladle, dipper, tablespoon, watch glass, thimble, closet, commode, cupboard, cellaret, chiffonniere, locker, bin, bunker, buffet, press, clothespress, safe, sideboard, drawer, chest of drawers, chest on chest, highboy, lowboy, till, scrutoire, secretary, secretaire, davenport, bookcase, cabinet, canterbury, escritoire, etagere, vargueno, vitrine, chamber, apartment, room, cabin, office, court, hall, atrium, suite of rooms, apartment, flat, story, saloon, salon, parlor, by-room, cubicle, presence chamber, sitting room, best room, keeping room, drawing room, reception room, state room, gallery, cabinet, closet, pew, box, boudoir, adytum, sanctum, bedroom, dormitory, refectory, dining room, salle-a-manger, nursery, schoolroom, library, study, studio, billiard room, smoking room, den, stateroom, tablinum, tenement, bath room, bathroom, toilet, lavatory, powder room, john, jakes, necessary, loo, men's room, ladies' room, rest room, (uncleanness), 653 attic, loft, garret, cockloft, clerestory, cellar, vault, hold, cockpit, cubbyhole, cook house, entre-sol, mezzanine floor, ground floor, rez-de-chaussee, basement, kitchen, pantry, bawarchi-khana, scullery, offices, storeroom, lumber room, dairy, laundry, coach house, garage, hangar, outhouse, penthouse, lean-to, portico, porch, stoop, stope, veranda, patio, lanai, terrace, deck, lobby, court, courtyard, hall, vestibule, corridor, passage, breezeway, ante room, ante chamber, lounge, piazza, veranda, conservatory, greenhouse, bower, arbor, summerhouse, alcove, grotto, hermitage, lodging, bed, carriage, capsular, saccular, sacculated, recipient, ventricular, cystic, vascular, vesicular, cellular, camerated, locular, multilocular, polygastric, marsupial, siliquose, siliquous.

Angularity

N angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.


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