sherry

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sherris (interpreted as plural), from Spanish (vino de) Xeres (wine of Xeres), Xeres being the former name of Jerez.

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Noun[edit]

sherry (usually uncountable, plural sherries)

  1. (uncountable) A fortified wine produced in Jerez de la Frontera in Spain, or a similar wine produced elsewhere.
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 14, in Crime out of Mind[1]:
      He gazed around until on the lid of a spinet he spotted a promising collection of bottles, gin, whiskey, vermouth and sherry, mixed with violin bows, a flute, a toppling pile of books, six volumes of Grove's Dictionary mingled with paperback thrillers, a guitar without any strings, a pair of binoculars, a meerschaum pipe and a jar half-full of wasps and apricot jam.
  2. A variety of sherry.
    They produce several quality sherries.
  3. A glass of sherry.
    Would you like a sherry?

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

sherry n

  1. sherry (fortified wine)
  2. sherry (variety of sherry)
  3. sherry (glass of sherry)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃeri/, [ˈʃe̞ri]
  • IPA(key): /ˈʃerːy/, [ˈʃe̞rːy]
  • Hyphenation: sher‧ry

Noun[edit]

sherry

  1. sherry

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sherry (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative sherry sherryt
genitive sherryn sherryjen
partitive sherryä sherryjä
illative sherryyn sherryihin
singular plural
nominative sherry sherryt
accusative nom. sherry sherryt
gen. sherryn
genitive sherryn sherryjen
partitive sherryä sherryjä
inessive sherryssä sherryissä
elative sherrystä sherryistä
illative sherryyn sherryihin
adessive sherryllä sherryillä
ablative sherryltä sherryiltä
allative sherrylle sherryille
essive sherrynä sherryinä
translative sherryksi sherryiksi
instructive sherryin
abessive sherryttä sherryittä
comitative sherryineen

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sherry m (invariable)

  1. sherry