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Origin of sherris
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Example sentences from the Web for sherris
Sherry is also produced in other districts, but takes its name, formerly written in English as sherris or xeres, from Jerz.
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|Walter Besant
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|Arnold Cooley
But the sherris warms it, and makes its course from the inwards to the parts extreme.The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant|John Hamilton Moore
Youve sacked cities, Ralph Percy; now sack me the ministers closet and bring out his sherris.By order of the company|Mary Johnston