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Cor·ner

(kōr'nĕr),
George W., U.S. anatomist and historian, 1889-1981. See: Corner-Allen test, Corner-Allen unit.

Cor·ner

(kōr'nĕr),
Edred M., English surgeon, 1873-1950. See: Corner tampon.
References in classic literature ?
If thou hadst loved me truly thou wouldst not have stood me up in the corner.
The corner has been mentioned as a wonderful corner for echoes; it had begun to echo so resoundingly to the tread of coming feet, that it seemed as though the very mention of that weary pacing to and fro had set it going.
Then the boy called to him for the third time, and as that was also to no purpose, he ran against him and pushed the ghost down the stairs, so that it fell down the ten steps and remained lying there in a corner.
Belleforet, Father Le Juge, and Corrozet affirm that it was picked up on the morrow, with great pomp, by the clergy of the quarter, and borne to the treasury of the church of Saint Opportune, where the sacristan, even as late as 1789, earned a tolerably handsome revenue out of the great miracle of the Statue of the Virgin at the corner of the Rue Mauconseil, which had, by its mere presence, on the memorable night between the sixth and seventh of January, 1482, exorcised the defunct Eustache Moubon, who, in order to play a trick on the devil, had at his death maliciously concealed his soul in his straw pallet.
Turning the corner they came to the largest room in the hotel, which was supplied with four windows, and was called the Lounge, although it was really a hall.
This bureau stood in the corner, and in the opposite corner, on the table's other flank, was the kitchen - the oil-stove on a dry-goods box, inside of which were dishes and cooking utensils, a shelf on the wall for provisions, and a bucket of water on the floor.
Had Steward commanded him to forego the chicken bone after it was in the corner, he would have served him by foregoing.
She bent forward out of her corner, and suddenly drew up her veil.
The ragged girl retreated and the urchin in the corner drew his legs carefully beneath him.
He did not like it, for his sullen mouth twisted into a half-snarl as he went back to his corner.
It was a human figure--that of a man crouching close in the corner.
I had but to step to the corner and get all I wanted at Joe Vigy's.