from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as cherry-bounce.
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I quite agrees with ye; but women are allus a bit worrity-like, and of course there's a deal to do, and she got frightened with the keys, and when she saw them fine clothes, and what not, -- so I drawed her a glass of cherry-cordial, an 'sez I,
"Especially when they are suave as olive-oil, pungent as cherry-cordial, and ready to blaze with a spark, you know.