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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.
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corkage

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

(ˈkɔr kɪdʒ)

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

a fee charged in restaurants for opening a bottle of wine brought in by a patron.
See also: Dues and Payment
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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
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Translations

corkage

nKorkengeld nt
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The restaurant is BYOB with a small corkage fee, which is great for a frugal Friday night.
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Zeldine to consider reducing the cost of some items from the corkage, which they did.
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The Rutherford Grill used to have a wonderful complimentary corkage policy, but it's now set at a relatively reasonable $15/bottle.
At the Los Olivos shop, you're more likely to hear conversations about troublesome colts than corkage fees, and you might come away with some new cowboy boots--they stock hundreds of pairs.
House wine is PS18.50 and you can even bring your own if you pay a corkage fee WHILE YOU'RE THERE Just take a walk around the iconic venue where many famous artists have performed.
They should be able to identify any possible faults, such as corkage, in the wine like true professionals.
Those that do can charge patrons corkage fees, officials said.