corkscrew

Definition of corkscrew

cork´screw`   Pronunciation: kôrk´skrų`
n.1.An instrument with a screw or a steel spiral for drawing corks from bottles.
a.1.shaped like a corkscrew; spiral; helical.
corkscrew stairs
a spiral staircase around a solid newel.
v. t.1.To press forward in a winding way; as, to corkscrew one's way through a crowd.

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