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Sherry

[sher-ee]
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noun
  1. a female given name, form of Charlotte.
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sherry

noun plural -ries
  1. a fortified wine, originally from the Jerez region in S Spain, usually drunk as an apéritif
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Word Origin

C16: from earlier sherris (assumed to be plural), from Spanish Xeres, now Jerez
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sherry

n.

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.

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