That's the brute that killed poor cherisher,—best hound in my pack.
A dere louer and cherisher you are, as well of the louers of Poets, as of Poets them selues.
As a conscientious snob and a cherisher of conservative ideals, he could mention it to other valets without a blush.
After the angels which are near the bearers of the imperial throne say, "What did your cherisher order?"
A dere louer and cherisher you are, as well of the louers of Poets, as of Poets themselues.
He was surely too fond of the things of this world, too obviously a lover and cherisher of the body.
early 14c., cherischen, from Old French cheriss-, present participle stem of chierir "to hold dear" (12c., Modern French chérir), from chier "dear," from Latin carus "dear, costly, beloved" (see whore). The Latin word also is the source of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese caro; Old Provençal, Catalan car. Related: Cherished; cherishing.