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Origin of sherbet
Examples from the Web for sherbert
Sherbert was a landmark decision of the liberal Warren Court.
Two years later, in 1963, the Supreme Court stepped through that door in Sherbert v. Verner.
Soon chocolate, sherbert, and tea were added; but the places still maintained their status as social and temperance factors.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
I shook myself, drank some sherbert, and kicked off one shoe impatiently.Mr. Jacobs|Arlo Bates
Word Origin for sherbet
c.1600, zerbet, "drink made from diluted fruit juice and sugar," and cooled with fresh snow when possible, from Turkish serbet, from Persian sharbat, from Arabic sharba(t) "a drink," from shariba "he drank." Formerly also sherbert.Related to syrup, and cf. sorbet.