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Definition of Cherrying
1. cherry [v] - See also: cherry
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Literary usage of Cherrying
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Poems of J. O. T.: Consisting of Songs, Satire and Pastoral Descriptions by John Orville Terry (1850)
"... I WENT A cherrying. TWAS June, the birds were singing sweet, The boys and girls agreed to meet, Among the trees along the street, The red ripe blushing ..."
2. Machinery's Encyclopedia: A Work of Reference Covering Practical Mathematics by Erik Oberg, Franklin Day Jones (1917)
"... II, 484-1 cherrying, II, 494-7 chipping, II, 488-2 classification, II, 484-2 for bronze, II, 494-2 materials for, П, 479-4 percentage of carbon in, I, ..."
3. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1854)
"... occasionally launching forth into the bright sunshine, to secure some pass- disinterested trait in the character of the cherrying fly or small wild bee, ..."
4. Societies of the Plains Indians by Clark Wissler (1916)
"\Mien people tried to go cherrying while enemies were near, the Black Mouths prevented them from going. Similarly, they sometimes stopped war parties. ..."
5. The History of Philip's War: Commonly Called the Great Indian War of 1675 by Thomas Church (1999)
"... the army) rode out with his wife, and some of his friends to Portsmouth,| under a pretence of cherrying; but came home without any news from the army. ..."