Definition of sherbet:
- A flavored water ice.
- A preparation of bicarbonate of soda, tartaric acid, sugar, etc., variously flavored, for making an effervescing drink; - called also sherbet powder.
- A refreshing drink, common in the East, made of the juice of some fruit, diluted, sweetened, and flavored in various ways; as, orange sherbet; lemon sherbet; raspberry sherbet, etc.
- "Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water", Lowell, Orson.
On receiving a demand, the Faludah- seller cuts out a slice from the seemingly frozen mass, puts it into a large tumbler mixes sugar and sherbet with it, and then hands it to his customer who swallows the mixture with every sign of deep satisfaction.- "By-Ways of Bombay", S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O..
- "Life's Minor Collisions", Frances Warner Gertrude Warner.