Perry meaning

pĕrē
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A fermented, often effervescent beverage made from pears.
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A fermented drink like cider, made from pear juice, esp. in England.
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A masculine name.
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A fermented alcoholic beverage made from pears; somewhat analogous to cider.
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A topographic surname derived from the Old English pyrige (a pear tree).
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1794-1858; U.S. naval officer: negotiated U.S.-Japanese trade treaty (1854)
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1785-1819; U.S. naval officer: defeated the Brit. fleet on Lake Erie (1813): brother of Matthew.
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A male given name derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.
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A town in Arkansas.
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A city in Florida.
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A city in Georgia, USA.
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A village in Illinois.
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A city in Iowa.
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A city in Kansas.
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A town in Maine.
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A city in Michigan.
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A city in Missouri.
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A village in Ohio.
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A city in Oklahoma.
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A city in Utah.
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Origin of perry

  • Middle English pere from Old French pere from Vulgar Latin pirātum from Latin pirum pear

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, peirrie; from Middle French, peré; from (assumed) Vulgar Latin, piratum; from Latin, pirum.

    From Wiktionary