sherry

[ UK /ʃˈɛɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛɹi/ ]
NOUN
  1. dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
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How To Use sherry In A Sentence

  • The best sherry glasses are the thin, transparent ‘copitas’ which are designed especially for the job.
  • Obviously the decisions of Janet, Sherry, and Marjorie touched a fragile and painful nerve. THE STAPLE STREET GANG: MANDY AND THE PURPLE SPOTTED HANKY
  • Oloroso is an aromatic, nutty sherry made in both dry and slightly sweet styles.
  • The meetings were not entirely musical, or so one gathers from the early minute-books, where it is stated that at each meeting one bottle of sherry was to be provided for every three members, and one bottle of madeira for every seven members, and further that politics or religion were not to be talked during meetings. Music and Musicians
  • A fire was burning in the grate to warm the salon, and ratafia biscuits and a flask of sherry were arrayed on a side table. The Dressmaker
  • Put all the fruit in a saucepan on a gentle heat and add a couple of tablespoons of caster sugar and a slug of something pleasantly alcoholic such as brandy, whisky or even sherry.
  • McSherry scored an inspirational point from a tight angle when he was forced to shoot from the right corner.
  • The fruit, called sloe, can be made into a liqueur called sloe gin, of the "fizz" fame, but Ulrike discovered a distillery that makes it into a kind of sherry made of sloes. Archive 2006-10-01
  • In the Baltimore markets four kinds of terrapin are sold -- not counting muskrat, which is sometimes disguised with sauce and sherry and served as a substitute. American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'
  • A day in advance, put the citrus zests, juice, sherry and brandy in a bowl to soak.
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