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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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As soon as he saw that piece of wood, Mastro Cherry was filled with joy.
What a look of surprise shone on Mastro Cherry's face!
Mastro Cherry grew dumb, his eyes popped out of his head, his mouth opened wide, and his tongue hung down on his chin.
Captain Jim laughed and went away, regretfully declining an invitation to stay to supper and partake of cherry pie.
"When you've seen her come back and help us eat our cherry pies," said Anne.
Leslie said to tell you she hankered after cherry pie, but she couldn't come to tea because she has to go and hunt up her turkeys.
'Bustle!' said the old gentleman again, but the admonition was quite unnecessary, for one of the girls poured out the cherry brandy, and another brought in the towels, and one of the men suddenly seizing Mr.
Snodgrass, having concluded his ablutions, took a survey of the room, while standing with his back to the fire, sipping his cherry brandy with heartfelt satisfaction.
"William," said I gaily, "coffee, cigarette, and cherry brandy."
Long summer days with the higher temperatures we have been experiencing are perfect for a good cherry harvest, writes Stephen Jardine.
Britains cherry industry, which nearly collapsed 20 years ago is finally back on track.
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