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Sherry vs. Cherry

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Main Difference

The main difference between Sherry and Cherry is that the Sherry is a fortified wine made from white grapes and Cherry is a the fruit (for the best-known species see Q165137; or Q131517)

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  • Sherry (noun)

    A Jerez de la Frontera in Spain, or a similar wine produced elsewhere.

  • Sherry (noun)

    A variety of sherry.

    "They produce several quality sherries."

  • Sherry (noun)

    A glass of sherry.

    "Would you like a sherry?"

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

    The wood of a cherry tree.

  • Cherry (noun)

    Cherry red.

  • Cherry (noun)

    Virginity, especially female virginity as embodied by a hymen.

  • Cherry (noun)

    A leaves.

  • Cherry (noun)

    A cricket ball.

  • Cherry (noun)

    Cherrytop.

  • Cherry (adjective)

    Containing or having the taste of cherries.

  • Cherry (adjective)

    Of a bright red colour.

  • Cherry (adjective)

    In excellent condition; mint condition.

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  • Sherry (noun)

    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.

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Sherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

    wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

  • Cherry (noun)

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

  • Cherry (noun)

    fruit with a single hard stone

  • Cherry (noun)

    a red the color of ripe cherries

  • Cherry (adjective)

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

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