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sher·ry

 (shĕr′ē)
n. pl. sher·ries
1. A fortified Spanish wine ranging from very dry to sweet and from amber to brown.
2. A similar wine made elsewhere.

[Alteration of sherris (taken as pl.), after Xeres (Jerez), Spain.]
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sherry

(ˈʃɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Brewing) a fortified wine, originally from the Jerez region in S Spain, usually drunk as an apéritif. Also (obsolete): sherris
[C16: from earlier sherris (assumed to be plural), from Spanish Xeres, now Jerez]
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sher•ry

(ˈʃɛr i)

n., pl. -ries.
a fortified, amber-colored wine of S Spain or a similar wine made elsewhere.
[1590–1600; back formation from earlier sherris < Sp (vino de) Xeres (wine of) Xeres (now Jerez)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sherry - dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewheresherry - dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
Manzanilla - very dry pale sherry from Spain
Amontillado - pale medium-dry sherry from Spain
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Translations
شِريشِري: نبيذ إسْباني قَوي
šerysherry
sherry
sherry
šeri
sherry
sérrí
シェリー
셰리주
cheresas
heress
šery
sherry
เหล้าเชอรี่
rượu nâu đậm

sherry

[ˈʃerɪ] Njerez m
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sherry

[ˈʃɛri]
nxérès m, sherry m
modif [glass, vinegar] → de xérès, de sherry
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sherry

nSherry m
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sherry

[ˈʃɛrɪ] nsherry m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sherry

(ˈʃeri) noun
a kind of strong wine, made in Spain and often drunk before a meal.
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sherry

شِري sherry sherry Sherry σέρι jerez sherry sherry šeri sherry シェリー 셰리주 sherry sherry sherry xerez херес sherry เหล้าเชอรี่ şeri rượu nâu đậm 雪利酒
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Harveys Signature 12-Year Old Cream Sherry (PS12.15, Waitrose) I've tasted this wine a couple of times, but not with a pairing of sweet chutney, blue cheese and walnuts.
My husband took the manager's advice to order the pistachio creme brulee accompanied by a cream sherry, and loved it.
Swedish Hill uses its distilled spirits in several dessert wines including Cynthia Marie Port; their sister facility, Goose Watch Winery, produces Classic Cream Sherry and Finale White Port.
white asparagus tips stuffed with tuna belly, lobster and grouper soup with a hint of cream sherry, the wonderful scallops with the brandy sauce, oxtail crepe with a touch of Old Oloroso Sherry and truffle of Valdeon cheese with Manchego shavings.
Enjoying a renaissance after years in the doldrums (banish all thoughts of Granny's cream sherry), the trend for Spanish restaurants, tapas bars and smaller plates of food with salty bites such as cured sausage, manchego cheese and shellfish has spurred our thirst for something bone dry, cold and tangy.
SPECIALLY SELECTED LUXURY CHAMPAGNE PUDDING A rich blend of vine fruit and nuts with Marc de Champagne, cream sherry and cider, it comes with a packet of edible gold glitter to sprinkle on at the last minute for the wow-factor.
"Mediterranean Dinner" with John and Caprial Pence features Bacon and Roasted Vegetables With Harissa and Eggplant Crema; Butter Lettuce Salad With Cream Sherry Dressing, Candied Walnuts and Shaved Manchego Cheese; Braised Pork Shoulder With Herbs, Honey and Chilies, served with Crispy Smashed Potatoes; and Almond Cake With Dark Chocolate Orange Sauce.
(He moves on to cream sherry at the evening mixer).
For an indulgent blend of sweet fruit flavors, Dios Baco Cream Sherry (18% A.C., aged five years) is a classic dessert accompaniment.