sherbet

Part of speech: noun

A flavored water ice.

Part of speech: noun

An Oriental drink of fruit juice.

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Usage examples "sherbet":

  1. Sherbet second; Barbizon third. - "Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays)", John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009.
  2. Cakes in variety, two sorts of pie, with ice cream or sherbet, or fresh fruit, did not seem too much to those dear Ladies Bountiful. - "Dishes & Beverages of the Old South", Martha McCulloch Williams.
  3. Scarcely were they gone when, instead of the pile, horns, mummies, and ashes, the Caliph both saw and felt, with a degree of pleasure which he could not express, a table covered with the most magnificent repast; flagons of wine and vases of exquisite sherbet floating on snow. - "The History of the Caliph Vathek", William Beckford.