- a female given name, form of Charlotte.
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Examples from the Web for sherrys
Everybody there, hungry, dinner from Sherrys, best wines in the market.
And after we d finished our shopping, we met Master Jervie at Sherrys.Daddy Long-Legs
Modern prophets have a horror of the country, said Mrs. Van Velt, sententiously, unless its in easy motoring distance of Sherrys.
The horror-stricken Mr. Wade found himself lunching at Sherrys with the head waitress from Raegans.
Its people discuss the last play, the best opera and the131 newest dishes at Sherrys as easily as they do home gossip.
- a fortified wine, originally from the Jerez region in S Spain, usually drunk as an apéritif
C16: from earlier sherris (assumed to be plural), from Spanish Xeres, now Jerez
Word Origin and History for sherrys
kind of white wine, c.1600, mistaken singular from sherris (1530s), from Spanish (vino de) Xeres "(wine from) Xeres," modern Jerez (Roman (urbs) Caesaris) in Spain, near the port of Cadiz, where the wine was made.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper