What is perry?

  • (noun): United States philosopher (1876-1957).
    Synonyms: Ralph Barton Perry
    See also — Additional definitions below


Perry is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears. Perry has been common for centuries in Britain, particularly in the Three Counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and in parts of south Wales; and France, especially Normandy and Anjou.

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Perry, Cambridgeshire
... Coordinates 52°17′N 0°19′W / 52.28°N 0.32°W / 52.28 -0.32 Perry Perry OS grid reference TL148664 District Huntingdonshire Shire county Cambridgeshire Region East Country ...
Ruth Perry - Background
... Perry was born July 16, 1939, in a rural area of Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia, the daughter of Marjon and AlHaji Semila Fahnbulleh ... As a child, Perry participated in the Sande society, a traditional school and secret society for females, and attended regular classes ... Perry graduated from the Teachers College of the University of Liberia ...
1985 Chicago Bears Season - Offseason - Contractual Issues
... seven players, including Mike Singletary, Steve McMichael, Keith Van Horne and rookie William Perry, were either unsigned or holding out due to their ... Perry, McMichael and Van Horne eventually reported to training camp ... Perry had held out until August 5, when he signed a four-year, $1.35 million contract ...
... Kingstanding ward includes the areas Perry Common, St ... houses a covered drinking water reservoir, Perry Barr Reservoir, on the site of the former Perry Barr Farm ... Kingstanding is served by two libraries Kingstanding Library and Perry Common Library ...
Bushido Blade (film) - Story
... to the true events surrounding the treaty Commodore Matthew Perry signed with the Shogun of feudal Japan ... The samurai sword was entrusted to Commodore Perry for President Franklin Pierce of the United States by the Emperor of Japan is stolen by factions wishing to maintain Japanese isolationism ... Similarly, Perry has ordered Captain Lawrence Hawk to retrieve the sword ...

More definitions of "perry":

  • (noun): United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819).
    Synonyms: Oliver Hazard Perry, Commodore Perry
  • (noun): United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858).
    Synonyms: Matthew Calbraith Perry
  • (noun): A fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider.

Famous quotes containing the word perry:

    As Ah Ling would say, “Even though the eyes may see, the mind will not believe.”
    Joseph O’Donnell, and Clifford Sanforth. Arthur Perry (Bela Lugosi)

    Dr. Scofield’s equipment, which you have just seen, radiated waves direct to Professor Houghland’s laboratory. When these waves came in contact with those the professor’s equipment was radiating, they created the interstellar frequency, which is the death ray.
    Joseph O’Donnell, and Clifford Sanforth. Arthur Perry (Bela Lugosi)

    You’ll admit there’s always the possibility of some employee becoming disgruntled over some fancied injustice. Dissatisfaction always leads to temptation. There’s always purchasers for valuable secrets.
    —Joseph O’Donnell. Clifford Sanforth. Donald Jordan, Murder by Television, trying to bribe Perry into revealing Professor Houghland’s secret (1935)