Sherry
Sherry Sher"ry, n. [So called from Xeres, a Spanish town near Cadiz, x in Spanish having been formerly pronounced like sh in English.] A Spanish light-colored dry wine, made in Andalusia. As prepared for commerce it is colored a straw color or a deep amber by mixing with it cheap wine boiled down. [1913 Webster]

{Sherry cobbler}, a beverage prepared with sherry wine, water, lemon or orange, sugar, ice, etc., and usually imbided through a straw or a glass tube. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sherry — Sherry …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • sherry — [ ʃeri ] n. m. • 1819; mot angl., transcription de Jerez ♦ Anglic. Xérès. « sherrys pâles et secs pour l apéritif » (Morand). ⊗ HOM. Chéri, cherry. ● sherry, sherrys ou sherries nom masculin (anglais sherry) Nom donné par les Anglais au jerez. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sherry — Sm (ein Südwein) erw. fach. (19. Jh.) Onomastische Bildung. Entlehnt aus ne. sherry, dieses aus span. jerez, nach span. Jerez de la Frontera, dem Namen des Herkunftsortes in Andalusien.    Ebenso nndl. sherry, ne. sherry, nfrz. sherry, nschw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Sherry — (engl., spr. scherri, verstümmelt aus Jerez), starker span. Wein aus der Umgegend von Jerez de la Frontera und zwischen dem Unterlauf des Guadalquivir und Guadalete. Sorten: Dry S., Montilla oder Amontillado, Manzanilla, Pajarete, Tinto di Rota… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sherry — f English: probably in origin a respelled form of Chérie (see CHERRY (SEE Cherry)). It is now more closely associated with the fortified wine, earlier sherry wine, so named from the port of Jérez in southern Spain. Variant: Sherrie …   First names dictionary

  • sherry — (izg. šȅri) m <G ja> DEFINICIJA 1. vino ojačano dodavanjem alkohola 2. liker od višnje ETIMOLOGIJA engl. sherry ← šp. vino de Xerex, po gradu Xerez (današnje pisanje Jerez), u Andaluziji …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Sherry — Sherry, in England u. Frankreich der Xereswein …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sherry — (spr. schérri), s. Jerezwein …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sherry — kind of white wine, c.1600, mistaken singular from sherris (1530s), from Sp. vino de Xeres wine from XERES (Cf. Xeres), modern Jerez (Roman urbs Caesaris), near the port of Cadiz, where the wine was made …   Etymology dictionary

  • sherry — (del inglés) sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Uso/registro: restringido. Vino oloroso de Jerez. 2. Pragmática: afectado. Medida de este líquido con tenida en una copa: Camarero, dos sherrys por favor …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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