Cornering
Corner Cor"ner, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cornered} (-n?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cornering}.] 1. To drive into a corner. [1913 Webster]

2. To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument. [1913 Webster]

3. 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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