Definition of Sherris

1. n. Sherry.



Definition of Sherris

1. Noun. (obsolete form of sherry) ¹

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Definition of Sherris

1. sherry [n -RISES] - See also: sherry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sherris

sheriffhood
sheriffs
sheriffship
sherifs
sherlock
sherlocks
shero
sheroes
sheroot
sheroots
sherpaed
sherpaing
sherpas
sherried
sherries
sherris (current term)
sherrises
sherry
sherry wine
sherrylike
sherryvallies
sherwani
sherwanis
sherwoodite
shes
shet
shetani
sheth
sheths
shetlands

Literary usage of Sherris

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1. Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"It became popular under Elizabeth, when those who sacked Cadiz brought home the fashion of good ' sherris- sack.' " It is still called seco here" (ie in ..."

2. Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right by William O'Regan (1817)
"... it seems :to have had the same influence upon all the faculties of his mind, which Falstaff ascribes to sherris.—" It. ascends me into the brain; ..."

3. Wine, the vine, and the cellar by Thomas George Shaw (1863)
"'s Circular, 1802—'sherris Sack'—Mr. Ballantyne's description—Mr. Duff- Table of Consumption since 1831—Prices, &c., from 1787 to 1862. ..."

4. The Emporium of Arts and Sciences by John Redman Coxe (1815)
"Sir John Falstaff says, " A good sherris-sack hath a two-fold operation in it; ... The second property of your excellent sherris, is, the warming of the ..."

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