sherbert
noun see sherbet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sherbert — may refer to:* An alternative spelling of sherbet * Sherbert v. Verner, a United States Supreme Court case involving the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution ** The derived from the aforementioned case …   Wikipedia

  • sherbert — sher|bert [ ʃɜrbərt ] noun count or uncount AMERICAN SHERBET. This word is often used instead of sherbet but is considered incorrect …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sherbert — n British an alcoholic drink. A term first heard in the raffish or jocular speech of the colo nial era, since the late 1990s in use among adolescents …   Contemporary slang

  • sherbert — n. frozen dessert flavored with fruit and made with milk and egg white or gelatin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sherbert — sher·bert …   English syllables

  • sherbert — noun a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg white or gelatin • Syn: ↑sherbet • Hypernyms: ↑frozen dessert * * * noun see sherbet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sherbert v. Verner — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Sherbert v. Verner ArgueDate=April 24 ArgueYear=1963 DecideDate=June 17 DecideYear=1963 FullName=Sherbert v. Verner et al., Members of South Carolina Employment Security Commission, et al. USVol=374 USPage=398 Citation=374… …   Wikipedia

  • sherbert dab — • Modern Rhyming Slang for cab (taxi) …   Londonisms dictionary

  • Rainbow sherbert — Ice CreamThis is a frozen dessert made with the foundations in ice cream: milk and sugar. But also is a frozen mixture of sweetened fruit juice, water, which may contain milk, egg whites and/or gelatin, orange, raspberry, lime, or pineapple… …   Wikipedia

  • sherbet / sherbert — • an alcoholic drink (usually a beer). Derives from the Turkish word sherbet which was a cooling drink made from fruit juice. e.g. Fancy a stroll down the pub for a few sherbets ? …   Londonisms dictionary

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