What does the word sherry mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The wines of Jerez, in Andalusia, Spain.

Usage examples for sherry

  1. " It means that I am not worthy of your sherry," Mountjoy answered. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. 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 by Pierre Blot