1. The hymen. ("To cop a cherry" - to seduce a vigin.) ("To break one's cherry on a heist" - to engage in one's first holdup.") 2. Virginal, unspoiled; (by figurative extension) having no criminal record or no previous experience in a given kind of crime. ("To be cherry on the cannon" -to be without experience in picking pockets.)

- american underworld dictionary - 1950