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Turner, Irish guard? (9)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

corkscrew

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Here is my best explanation:

This clue might be a double definition.

'turner' is the first definition.

(something which turns)

'irish guard?' is the second definition.

The answer and definition can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.

Maybe they are linked in a way I don't understand?

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for corkscrew that I've seen before include "Spiral device for wine lovers", "Wine bottle opener", "Bottle-opener", "This might help one who gets in the drink", "Move in a spiral manner", "Bordeaux might require this?", "Twist", "Opener", "Bottle opener" and "Graves opened by this".)

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