Main definitions of Cheshire in English

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Cheshire1

proper noun

  • A county of west central England; county town, Chester.

Pronunciation:

Cheshire

/ˈtʃɛʃ(ɪ)ə/

Main definitions of Cheshire in English

: Cheshire1Cheshire2

Cheshire2

noun

  • [mass noun] A kind of firm crumbly cheese, originally made in Cheshire.

    • ‘Meaning that I ended up with a flavourless mixture of flour and water, with a hint of Cheshire cheese.’
    • ‘It is packed with iron, and is excellent when eaten with Cheshire or Cheddar cheese and a steaming hot mug of tea.’
    • ‘I'm convinced cheese scones were invented to use up the last remnants of some wonderful cheese – in this case, Cheshire.’
    • ‘Cheshire Cheese is available in all supermarkets and independent retailers.’
    • ‘Break the Cheshire cheese into roughly shaped small pieces and add to the salad.’

Pronunciation:

Cheshire

/ˈtʃɛʃə/