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Definition of sherry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. sherries)
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] a strong yellow or brown wine, originally from southern Spain. It is often drunk before meals sweet/dry sherry cream sherry (= a type of very sweet sherry ) fine quality sherries a sherry glass (= a type of small, narrow wine glass)
  2. 2[countable] a glass of sherry I'll have a sherry.
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