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pull a cork

To begin drinking an alcoholic beverage, especially wine. You should come by on Friday—we can have dinner, pull a cork or two, it will be great!
See also: cork, pull

pull a cork

Have a drink. This expression dates from the days when homebrewed potent potables were stored in large jugs with cork stoppers. A suggestion that the contents be shared might have been phrased as “Hey, neighbor, you about ready to pull that cork?”
See also: cork, pull