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A county of west central England; county town, Chester.
A kind of firm crumbly cheese, originally made in Cheshire.
- ‘Cheshire Cheese is available in all supermarkets and independent retailers.’
- ‘Meaning that I ended up with a flavourless mixture of flour and water, with a hint of Cheshire cheese.’
- ‘Break the Cheshire cheese into roughly shaped small pieces and add to the salad.’
- ‘I'm convinced cheese scones were invented to use up the last remnants of some wonderful cheese in this case, Cheshire.’
- ‘It is packed with iron, and is excellent when eaten with Cheshire or Cheddar cheese and a steaming hot mug of tea.’
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