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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: sherris 'sherry' (16-18 centuries), from Xeres (now Jerez), city in southwestern Spain

sherry

noun
     
Related topics: Drink
sher‧ry plural sherries [uncountable and countable]
DFD a pale or dark brown strong wine, originally from Spain

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