corner

Part of speech: verb

To drive into a corner; make a corner in; secure a monopoly of.

Part of speech: noun

An angle; recess; nook.

Part of speech: noun

A position of embarrassment or difficulty; the securing of a monopoly in the market with control of price.

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Usage examples "corner":

  1. Quiet corner here, my lord. - "The Fugitive (Third Series Plays)", John Galsworthy.
  2. No trust can corner it. - "Some Winter Days in Iowa", Frederick John Lazell.
  3. I throw myself back into my corner laughing. - "Nancy A Novel", Rhoda Broughton.