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sherry

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈʃer.i/ us  
a type of strong wine from southern Spain that is a pale yellow or brown colour, sometimes drunk before a meal: sweet/dry sherry Would you like a glass of sherry/some sherry? Would you like a sherry (= a glass of sherry)?
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