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 Corked.Corking-pins. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Corker or Calker.
 
The nail in a horse’s shoe to prevent slipping in frosty weather. (Latin, calx.)   1
 


 Corked.Corking-pins. 

 
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