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n. pl. per·ries
A fermented, often effervescent beverage made from pears.
[Middle English pere, from Old French pere, from Vulgar Latin *pirātum : Latin pirum, pear; see pear + Latin -ātum, n. suff. (from neuter of -ātus, -ate).]
n, pl -ries
(Brewing) alcoholic drink made of pears, similar in taste to cider
[C14 pereye, from Old French peré, ultimately from Latin pirum pear]
1. (Biography) Fred(erick John). 1909–95, English tennis and table-tennis player; world singles table-tennis champion (1929); as a tennis player he won eight Grand Slam singles titles including the US Open three times (1933–34, 1936) and Wimbledon three times (1934–36)
2. (Biography) Grayson. born 1960, English potter, embroiderer, and film-maker; won the Turner Prize (2003).
3. (Biography) Matthew Calbraith. 1794–1858, US naval officer, who led a naval expedition to Japan that obtained a treaty (1854) opening up Japan to western trade
4. (Biography) his brother, Oliver Hazard. 1785–1819, US naval officer. His defeat of a British squadron on Lake Erie (1813) was the turning point in the War of 1812, leading to the recapture of Detroit
1. Matthew Calbraith, 1794–1858, U.S. commodore.
2. his brother, Oliver Hazard, 1785–1819, U.S. naval officer.
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|Noun||1.||Perry - United States philosopher (1876-1957)|
|2.||Perry - United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)|
|3.||Perry - United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819)|
|4.||perry - a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider|