sherry cobbler

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noun

a cobbler drink made with sherry, sliced fruits, and ice.

Nearby words

  1. sherrill,
  2. sherrington,
  3. sherrington, sir charles scott,
  4. sherris,
  5. sherry,
  6. shertok,
  7. sherwani,
  8. sherwood,
  9. sherwood forest,
  10. sherwood, robert emmet

Origin of sherry cobbler

First recorded in 1800–10

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Examples from the Web for sherry cobbler

  • It was the sherry-cobbler of the age; although I believe every thing is now pronounced to be out of fashion before dinner.

    Miles Wallingford|James Fenimore Cooper
  • I recognized him at once, for ten minutes before I had been sucking a sherry-cobbler with him out of the same rummer.

    The Jest Book|Mark Lemon
  • Had the gardener's boy up, and introduced him to sherry-cobbler.

    Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
  • Whenever I took a sherry-cobbler I thought of suicide after it.

    Lord Kilgobbin|Charles Lever