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Sherry vs. Cherry

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Sherrynoun

(uncountable) A fortified wine produced in Jerez de la Frontera in Spain, or a similar wine produced elsewhere.

Cherrynoun

A small fruit, usually red, black or yellow, with a smooth hard seed and a short hard stem.

Sherrynoun

A variety of sherry.

‘They produce several quality sherries.’;

Cherrynoun

Prunus subg. Cerasus, trees or shrubs that bear cherries.

Sherrynoun

A glass of sherry.

‘Would you like a sherry?’;

Cherrynoun

The wood of a cherry tree.

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Sherrynoun

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.

Cherrynoun

Cherry red.

Sherrynoun

dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif

Cherrynoun

(slang) Virginity, especially female virginity as embodied by a hymen.

Sherry

Sherry (Spanish: Jerez [xeˈɾeθ]) is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the city of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. Sherry is produced in a variety of styles made primarily from the Palomino grape, ranging from light versions similar to white table wines, such as Manzanilla and fino, to darker and heavier versions that have been allowed to oxidise as they age in barrel, such as Amontillado and oloroso.

Cherrynoun

(graph theory) A subtree consisting of a node with exactly two leaves.

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Cherrynoun

(cricket) A cricket ball.

Cherrynoun

Cherrytop.

Cherryadjective

Containing or having the taste of cherries.

Cherryadjective

Of a bright red colour.

Cherryadjective

In excellent condition; mint condition.

Cherrynoun

A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony stone;

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Cherrynoun

The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors and flavors.

Cherrynoun

The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry, used in cabinetmaking, etc.

Cherrynoun

A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.

Cherryadjective

Like a red cherry in color; ruddy; blooming; as, a cherry lip; cherry cheeks.

Cherrynoun

wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

Cherrynoun

any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood

Cherrynoun

fruit with a single hard stone

Cherrynoun

a red the color of ripe cherries

Cherryadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Cherry

A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit). Commercial cherries are obtained from cultivars of several species, such as the sweet Prunus avium and the sour Prunus cerasus.

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