noun, plural sher·ries.
- sherriff, robert cedric,
- sherrington, sir charles scott,
- sherry cobbler,
- sherwood forest
Origin of sherry
Examples from the Web for sherry
Well, the sherry allows more flavor to come out of the wood than could otherwise be extracted.
The next thing I remember was waking up in his bed back at the Sherry, naked.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sherry is a wine of many styles and narratives, and Angelou appreciated challenge.
Closing his interview with Angelou, Plimpton wondered how sherry influenced her rituals after finishing a project.
What makes it so good, and where should the sherry virgin begin?
Carrie arranged for some sherry and port wine to be placed on the drawing-room sideboard, with some glasses.The Diary of a Nobody|George Grossmith
So instead of sherry with the soup, they ordered the intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana."As Seen By Me|Lilian Bell
On the table was the sherry which had been so perseveringly pressed on me at the last interview, and by it a new pound cake.Basil|Wilkie Collins
Taken either in a goblet of sherry or in a mug of rum, or in half a pint of whisky, it never failed to revive his energies.Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels|Stephen Leacock
Indeed, I think half a bottle would be too much; you should not give the girls a liking for sherry, it may lead to bad results.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for sherry
kind of white wine, c.1600, mistaken singular from sherris (1530s), from Spanish (vino de) Xeres "(wine from) Xeres," modern Jerez (Roman (urbs) Caesaris) in Spain, near the port of Cadiz, where the wine was made.