sherry cobbler

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

Origin of sherry cobbler

First recorded in 1800–10

Words Nearby sherry cobbler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sherry cobbler in a sentence

  • 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
  • He sometimes sucked it through a reed, just as a sherry cobbler is taken, while one of his slaves held the jar before him.

    Great African Travellers | W.H.G. Kingston
  • He ordered up a sherry cobbler apiece and brought out some of his rarest weeds.

  • Get me a brandy smash—a sherry cobbler—a gin rickey—rock and rye—a whisky sour—a mint julep!

    The Panchronicon | Harold Steele Mackaye
  • 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