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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 ?
While they were playing, little Nina got up from her corner, came out into the middle of the floor, and began to do a pretty little dance on the boards with her bare feet.
In the meantime there was going on in another corner of the room an anxious conference between Teta Elzbieta and Dede Antanas, and a few of the more intimate friends of the family.
It was being swept; a waiter was eating a bunch of grapes with his leg across the corner of a table.
The ragged girl went stealthily over to the corner where the urchin lay.
And he could see the strange evenings, when workmen, coming secretly in the dark like men who did ill deeds, met with his father and talked long hours where he, the muchacho, lay not always asleep in the corner.
With a smile and a shiver I turned from the border and its memories to the door in the wall leading to the kitchen garden, in a corner of which my own little garden used to be.
They released each other and presently the cab was rolling along at a jog-trot to the docks with those two people as far apart as they could get from each other, in opposite corners.
McCaskey arose heavily, and went toward the dish closet, with the corners of her mouth drawn down.
In one corner of it stood a bed, covered neatly with a snowy spread; and by the side of it was a piece of carpeting, of some considerable size.
When, having obtained permission, she walked to the water pail in the corner and drank from the dipper, unseen forces dragged Seesaw from his seat to go and drink after her.
When he shut the door, mounted the box with the coachman, and they drove off, the little girlfound herself seated in a comfortably cushioned corner, but she was not inclined to go to sleep again.
A quainter corner than the corner where the Doctor lived, was not to be found in London.