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sherry cobbler

noun
1.
a cobbler drink made with sherry, sliced fruits, and ice.
Origin of sherry cobbler
1800-1810
1800-10
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  • I recognized him at once, for ten minutes before I had been sucking a sherry-cobbler with him out of the same rummer.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • Whenever I took a sherry-cobbler I thought of suicide after it.

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • It was the sherry-cobbler of the age; although I believe every thing is now pronounced to be out of fashion before dinner.

    Miles Wallingford James Fenimore Cooper
  • Had the gardener's boy up, and introduced him to sherry-cobbler.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever

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