Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
See also: Sherry
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɛri
- (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:
- 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.
- A variety of sherry.
- They produce several quality sherries.
- A glass of sherry.
- Would you like a sherry?
variety of sherry
glass of sherry
sherry m (invariable)