Origin of sherris
Examples from the Web for sherris
Historical Examples of sherris
Ferne signed to the steward, and when the tankard was filled, raised the sherris to his lips.Sir Mortimer
Sherry is also produced in other districts, but takes its name, formerly written in English as sherris or xeres, from Jerz.
Falstaff calls it sherris sack (sherry sack), from Xeres, a sea town of Corduba, where that kind of sack (wine) is made.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Youve sacked cities, Ralph Percy; now sack me the ministers closet and bring out his sherris.By order of the company
The cider which he drank was brewed by my mother from her own apples; to him it was as good as if it had been Sherris or Rhenish.For Faith and Freedom