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Perry

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Noun

1. perry, ralph barton perry

United States philosopher (1876-1957)

2. matthew calbraith perry, perry

United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)

3. commodore perry, oliver hazard perry, perry

United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819)

4. perry

a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider

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Perry

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noun plural -ries
alcoholic drink made of pears, similar in taste to cider
noun
1. 
Fred(erick John). 1909–95, English tennis and table-tennis player; world singles table-tennis champion (1929); as a tennis player he won eight Grand Slam singles titles including the US Open three times (1933–34, 1936) and Wimbledon three times (1934–36)
2. 
Grayson. born 1960, English potter, embroiderer, and film-maker; won the Turner Prize (2003).
3. 
Matthew Calbraith. 1794–1858, US naval officer, who led a naval expedition to Japan that obtained a treaty (1854) opening up Japan to western trade
4. 
his brother, Oliver Hazard. 1785–1819, US naval officer. His defeat of a British squadron on Lake Erie (1813) was the turning point in the War of 1812, leading to the recapture of Detroit

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Perry

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noun
a masculine name
1. 
ˈMatthew Calˌbraith (ˈkælˌbrɛθ ) ; kalˈbret hˌ) 1794-1858; U.S. naval officer: negotiated U.S.-Japanese trade treaty (1854)
2. 
ˈOliver Hazard (ˈhæzərd ) ; hazˈərd) 1785-1819; U.S. naval officer: defeated the Brit. fleet on Lake Erie (1813): brother of Matthew
3. 
Ralph Barton1876-1957; U.S. philosopher & educator
noun
a fermented drink like cider, made from pear juice, esp. in England

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Perry

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American naval officer who led the fleet that defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie (1813) during the War of 1812.
n. pl. per·ries
A fermented, often effervescent beverage made from pears.
American naval officer who opened diplomatic and trade relations between the United States and Japan (1854).
American actress and director. The Antoinette Perry Awards, or Tony Awards, are named for her.

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