perry definition

  • noun:
    • A fermented, usually effervescent beverage created from pears.
    • A fermented alcoholic drink made of pears; notably analogous to cider.
    • A fermented liquor produced from pears; pear cider.
    • A suddent squall. See pirry.
    • A fermented alcohol, similar to cider, but made from the liquid of pears. Its thoroughly manufactured in England, it is little-known in America.
    • Same as pirry.
    • Jewels; precious stones.
    • US philosopher (1876-1957)
    • a fermented and often effervescent drink made from liquid of pears; comparable in style to hard cider
    • United States commodore just who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie through the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819)
    • united states of america admiral which led a naval journey to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 checking trade relations between united states of america and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)

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