Definitions

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  • noun The gathering of cherries.

Etymologies

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cherry +‎ -ing

Examples

  • This way and that her yards were swung around; starboard and larboard, she continued to tack; now she beat against a head sea; and again it pushed her before it; while all the while, her masts and yards were thickly clustered with men, as three tall cherry trees, when the boys are cherrying among the boughs.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • This way and that her yards were swung around; starboard and larboard, she continued to tack; now she beat against a head sea; and again it pushed her before it; while all the while, her masts and yards were thickly clustered with men, as three tall cherry trees, when the boys are cherrying among the boughs.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • This way and that her yards were swung round; starboard and larboard, she continued to tack; now she beat against a head sea; and again it pushed her before it; while all the while, her masts and yards were thickly clustered with men, as three tall cherry trees, when the boys are cherrying among the boughs.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • This way and that her yards were swung round; starboard and larboard, she continued to tack; now she beat against a head sea; and again it pushed her before it; while all the while, her masts and yards were thickly clustered with men, as three tall cherry trees, when the boys are cherrying among the boughs.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • I think they deserve a re-run so to speak in the MSM in parallel with ‘The Inconvenient Truth’ so that joe-public can decide who is being reasonable and who isn’t, who is presenting the facts in a balanced way and who is cherrying picking and being deliberately alarmist.

    Unthreaded #8 « Climate Audit

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