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Definition of Cheese


  1. The curd of milk, coagulated usually with rennet, separated from the whey, and pressed into a solid mass in a hoop or mold.
  2. A mass of pomace, or ground apples, pressed together in the form of a cheese.
  3. The flat, circular, mucilaginous fruit of the dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia).
  4. A low courtesy; -- so called on account of the cheese form assumed by a woman's dress when she stoops after extending the skirts by a rapid gyration.
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Cheese Translations

cheese in Danish is ost
cheese in Dutch is kaas
cheese in Finnish is juusto
cheese in French is fromage
cheese in Italian is formaggio
cheese in Norwegian is ost
cheese in Portuguese is queijo
cheese in Spanish is queso
cheese in Swedish is ost