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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to
           orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or
           tomatoes or rubies [syn: red, reddish, ruddy,
           blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red,
           crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet]
    n 1: wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black
    2: any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy
       round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a
       valuable hardwood [syn: cherry, cherry tree]
    3: a red fruit with a single hard stone
    4: a red the color of ripe cherries [syn: cerise, cherry,
       cherry red]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Bob \Bob\, v. i.
   1. To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up
      and down; to play loosely against anything. "Bobbing and
      courtesying." --Thackeray.
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   2. To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.
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            He ne'er had learned the art to bob
            For anything but eels.                --Saxe.
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   To bob at an apple, cherry, etc. to attempt to bite or
      seize with the mouth an apple, cherry, or other round
      fruit, while it is swinging from a string or floating in a
      tug of water.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cherry \Cher"ry\ (ch[e^]r"r[y^]), a.
   Like a red cherry in color; ruddy; blooming; as, a cherry
   lip; cherry cheeks.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cherry \Cher"ry\ (ch[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [OE. chery, for cherys, fr.
   F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L.
   cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso`s, perh. fr. ke`ras horn,
   from the hardness of the wood.]
   1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also
      includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony
      (a) The common garden cherry (Prunus Cerasus), of which
          several hundred varieties are cultivated for the
          fruit, some of which are, the begarreau, blackheart,
          black Tartarian, oxheart, morelle or morello, May-duke
          (corrupted from M['e]doc in France).
      (b) The wild cherry; as, Prunus serotina (wild black
          cherry), valued for its timber; Prunus Virginiana
          (choke cherry), an American shrub which bears
          astringent fruit; Prunus avium and Prunus Padus,
          European trees (bird cherry).
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   2. The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors
      and flavors.
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   3. The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry,
      used in cabinetmaking, etc.
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   4. A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.
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   Barbadoes cherry. See under Barbadoes.

   Cherry bird (Zool.), an American bird; the cedar bird; --
      so called from its fondness for cherries.

   Cherry bounce, cherry brandy and sugar.

   Cherry brandy, brandy in which cherries have been steeped.

   Cherry laurel (Bot.), an evergreen shrub (Prunus
      Lauro-cerasus) common in shrubberies, the poisonous
      leaves of which have a flavor like that of bitter almonds.

   Cherry pepper (Bot.), a species of Capsicum (Capsicum
      cerasiforme), with small, scarlet, intensely piquant
      cherry-shaped fruit.

   Cherry pit.
      (a) A child's play, in which cherries are thrown into a
          hole. --Shak.
      (b) A cherry stone.

   Cherry rum, rum in which cherries have been steeped.

   Cherry sucker (Zool.), the European spotted flycatcher
      (Musicapa grisola); -- called also cherry chopper
      cherry snipe.

   Cherry tree, a tree that bears cherries.

   Ground cherry, Winter cherry, See Alkekengi.
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5. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Cherry -- U.S. County in Nebraska
   Population (2000):    6148
   Housing Units (2000): 3220
   Land area (2000):     5960.522867 sq. miles (15437.682699 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    49.019880 sq. miles (126.960902 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    6009.542747 sq. miles (15564.643601 sq. km)
   Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
   Location:             42.651785 N, 101.147203 W
    Cherry, NE
    Cherry County
    Cherry County, NE

6. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Cherry, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
   Population (2000):    509
   Housing Units (2000): 220
   Land area (2000):     0.538056 sq. miles (1.393559 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.538056 sq. miles (1.393559 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            12970
   Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
   Location:             41.426628 N, 89.212422 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    Cherry, IL

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