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Meaning of cheese

cheese

Pronunciation: (chēz), [key]
— n., v., cheesed, chees•ing.
—n.
  1. the curd of milk separated from the whey and prepared in many ways as a food.
  2. a definite mass of this substance, often in the shape of a wheel or cylinder.
  3. something of similar shape or consistency, as a mass of pomace in cider-making.
  4. partly digested milk curds sometimes spit up by infants.
  5. any of several mallows, esp. Malva neglecta, a sprawling,weedy plant having small lavender or white flowers and round, flat, segmented fruits thought to resemble little wheels of cheese.
  6. . smegma.
    1. a transverse section cut from an ingot, as for making into a tire.
    2. an ingot or billet made into a convex, circular form by blows at the ends.
  7. a low curtsy.
—v.i.
  1. (of infants) to spit up partly digested milk curds.
—v.t.
  1. to forge (an ingot or billet) into a cheese.

cheese

Pronunciation: (chēz), [key]
— cheesed, chees•ing.
—interj.
    1. look out!
    2. run away!

cheese

Pronunciation: (chēz), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a person or thing that is important or splendid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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