Definition of American cheese

1. Noun. Hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England.

Exact synonyms: Armerican Cheddar, Cheddar, Cheddar Cheese
Generic synonyms: Cheese
Specialized synonyms: Rat Cheese, Store Cheese

Definition of American cheese

1. Noun. A common processed cheese, orange, yellow, or white in colour and mild in flavour, with a medium-firm consistency. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Cheese

American bisons
American bittern
American bitterns
American bittersweet
American black bear
American black vulture
American black vultures
American blight
American bog asphodel
American brooklime
American buffalo
American bugbane
American capital
American centaury
American chameleon
American cheese (current term)
American chestnut
American cocker spaniel
American cocker spaniels
American cockroach
American cockroaches
American columbo
American coot
American copper
American crab apple
American cranberry
American cranberry bush
American crayfish
American creeper
American cress

Literary usage of American cheese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1845)
"Similar tables of the other states, etc., will follow, in succeeding numbers of this Magazine. American cheese EXPORTED INTO GREAT BRITAIN. ..."

2. The American Reformed Cattle Doctor: Containing ... Information for by George H. Dadd (1851)
"... he suggested that there were two great faults of the American cheese, which somewhat prejudiced its sale in the English market. ..."

3. The Farmers' Cabinet, and American Herd-book (1847)
"He was of opinion, likewise, that American cheese would sell better if it were coloured like the English cheese. The roar- ¡ket for it was fast becoming ..."

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