from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Rum in which wild cherries have been steeped.


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  • "He hemmed and hawed a while, but he was dry, and I shook the cherry-rum jug at him, figuratively speaking, so finally he give in.

    Cape Cod Stories

  • "Well, that kind of upset him, and he took some cherry-rum to grease his memory.

    Cape Cod Stories

  • "He looked at me mighty solemn -- cherry-rum solemn.

    Cape Cod Stories


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