Definition of Cheshire cheese
1. Noun. A mild yellow English cheese with a crumbly texture.
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Literary usage of Cheshire cheese
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1. European Agriculture and Rural Economy: From personal observation by Henry Colman (1851)
"cheshire cheese. — " Take thirty gallons of new milk to make a good-sized cheese, and then put the rennet into the milk. When come into curd, ..."
2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1812)
"... and that the quantity of cheese annually made from them is about 11,.500 tons:t Th* greater part of the cheshire cheese, particularly that of the south ..."
3. The Farmer's Calendar: Containing the Business Necessary to be Performed on by Arthur Young (1809)
"cheshire cheese. " The general mode of making cheeses is from ... The process of making cheshire cheese is as follows, viz. on a farm capable of keeping 25 ..."
4. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"Berkeley Square, March 15,1781 WHEN I came home last night (after I had sent away my letter) I found your present of an old cheshire cheese on my table, ..."
5. In Thackeray's London by Francis Hopkinson Smith (1913)
"CHAPTER XIII THE cheshire cheese OF COURSE he came here, tucked his knees under the sharp edges of the heavy oak tables, and ordered the dishes and brew he ..."