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"You can sleep there," he said, pointing to a cot bed in the corner of the room.

She's sitting up nights to corner all the Amalgamated Hard-luck on the island.

His mother lay on a wretched bed in the corner, half stupefied with drink.

We'll put it across that corner, and have the couch against that wall.

But the men drank it in—all except Henry, silent in his corner.

The daily newspaper lay by the stove, with the corner torn accusingly.

Around the corner came Andrew Lanning with his head bowed in thought.

Sitting lonely in the Dme, I seem to see their ghosts in the corner.

Vaguely, from the corner of his eye, he felt that Pop had taken the pipe from his mouth.

He stepped to a corner of the room and by a ring he raised a trapdoor.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Anglo-French cornere (Old French corniere), from Old French corne "horn, corner," from Vulgar Latin *corna, from Latin cornua, plural of cornu "projecting point, end, horn" (see horn (n.)). Replaced Old English hyrne. As an adjective, from 1530s.

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