corkage
noun Date: 1838 a charge (as by a restaurant) for opening a bottle of wine bought elsewhere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Corkage — Cork age ( [asl]j), n. The charge made by innkeepers for drawing the cork and taking care of bottles of wine bought elsewhere by a guest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkage — ► NOUN ▪ a charge made by a restaurant or hotel for serving wine that has been brought in by a customer …   English terms dictionary

  • corkage — [kôr′kij] n. [ CORK + AGE] a charge made, as at a restaurant, for opening and serving each bottle of wine or liquor bought elsewhere and brought in by a patron, or, occas., for every bottle opened and served, regardless of source …   English World dictionary

  • corkage — /kawr kij/, n. a fee charged, as in a restaurant, for serving wine or liquor brought in by the patron. [1830 40; CORK + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • corkage — noun A fee charged by a restaurant to serve wine that the diner has provided, at a BYOB …   Wiktionary

  • corkage — cork|age [ˈko:kıdʒ US ˈko:r ] n [U] BrE the charge made by a hotel or restaurant for allowing people to bring in their own alcoholic drinks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corkage — cork|age [ kɔrkıdʒ ] noun uncount money that some restaurants charge you if you bring your own wine …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • corkage — cork·age || kÉ”rkɪdÊ’ / kɔːk n. fee charged in a restaurant for serving wine brought by a client …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corkage — noun a charge made by a restaurant or hotel for serving wine that has been brought in by a customer …   English new terms dictionary

  • corkage — noun (U) the charge made by a hotel or restaurant for allowing people to drink alcoholic drinks which they bought somewhere else …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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