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Definitions of corner:

part of speech: adverb

Cornerwise.

part of speech: verb transitive

To drive into some position of difficulty from which there is no escape: corner the market, to buy upstock or property, so as to obtain exclusive control or possession of it.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place at a disadvantage: to checkmate: also, to create a scarcity of, as of a particular stock or the like, after having obtained command of the supply.

part of speech: noun

The small space at the point where two lines meet; an angle; a small confined part of a larger space; a secret or retired place; the end or limit.

part of speech: noun

A horn- like projection: the point where two lines meet: a secret or confined place: in speculation, a clique or party formed for the purpose of obtaining possession of the whole or greater part of a particular stock or other species of property, and thus creating a demand for it at high prices.

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