sherry

Part of speech: noun

The wines of Jerez, in Andalusia, Spain.

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Usage examples "sherry":

  1. " Yes, Mordecai's sherry, as we sometimes call it. - "The Other Fellow", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  2. " It means that I am not worthy of your sherry," Mountjoy answered. - "Blind Love", Wilkie Collins.
  3. Put in it a rather small carrot and two or three onions, both sliced, a few slices of turnip, half a dozen sprigs of parsley, two of celery, one of thyme, the last three tied together with twine, and two or three cloves, also half a pint of Madeira or Sherry wine, salt, and pepper; cover the whole with broth or water; boil gently till half done, when add the rabbit, and continue boiling till the whole is done, stirring once in a while. - "Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks", Pierre Blot.