a male or female given name, form of Shirley.
noun 1. Sir Charles Scott, 1861–1952, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1932. noun 1. Sir Charles Scott. 1857–1952, English physiologist, noted for his work on reflex action, published in The Integrative Action of the Nervous System (1906): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine with Adrian (1932) Sherrington Sher·ring·ton (shěr’ĭng-tən), Sir Charles Scott. […]
noun, Archaic. 1. sherry.
noun 1. a cobbler drink made with sherry, sliced fruits, and ice.
noun 1. a female given name, form of Charlotte. noun (pl) -ries 1. a fortified wine, originally from the Jerez region in S Spain, usually drunk as an apéritif