Sherry cobbler
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 Cobbler — Sherry Cobbler, amerikan. Getränk aus Sherry, gestoßenem Eis, Zucker und Zitrone oder Orange, bisweilen mit Himbeer , Erdbeer oder Ananassaft und einem Löffel Curassao. S. wird durch Strohhalme oder seine Glasröhren langsam eingeschlürft …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sherry cobbler — a cobbler drink made with sherry, sliced fruits, and ice. [1800 10] * * * sherry cobbler, a drink of sherry, sugar, lemon, and water …   Useful english dictionary

  • sherry-cobbler — sherry cobbˈler noun A drink made up of sherry, lemon, sugar, ice, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑sherry …   Useful english dictionary

  • sherry cobbler — a cobbler drink made with sherry, sliced fruits, and ice. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Cobbler — Cob bler, n. 1. A mender of shoes. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A clumsy workman. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A beverage. See {Sherry cobbler}, under {Sherry}. [1913 Webster] {Cobbler fish} (Zo[ o]l.), a marine fish ({Blepharis crinitus}) of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cobbler fish — Cobbler Cob bler, n. 1. A mender of shoes. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A clumsy workman. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A beverage. See {Sherry cobbler}, under {Sherry}. [1913 Webster] {Cobbler fish} (Zo[ o]l.), a marine fish ({Blepharis crinitus}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sherry — This article is about the type of wine. For other uses, see Sherry (disambiguation). A glass of amontillado sherry with olives Sherry is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez (Jerez de la Frontera), Spain.… …   Wikipedia

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