corkage


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cork·age

 (kôr′kĭj)
n.
A charge exacted at a restaurant for every bottle of liquor served that was not bought on the premises.

corkage

(ˈkɔːkɪdʒ)
n
(Commerce) a charge made at a restaurant for serving wine, etc, bought off the premises

cork•age

(ˈkɔr kɪdʒ)

n.
a fee charged, as in a restaurant, for serving wine or liquor brought in by the patron.
[1830–40]

corkage

a fee charged in restaurants for opening a bottle of wine brought in by a patron.
See also: Dues and Payment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corkage - a charge added at a restaurant for every bottle of wine served that was not bought on the premises
service charge, service fee - a percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment for service
Translations

corkage

nKorkengeld nt
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