Definition of hogshead cheese in English:

hogshead cheese

(also hog's head cheese)

noun

US
  • A jellied preparation of the chopped meat from a boiled hog’s head; brawn.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine. From the genitive of hog + head + cheese, after head cheese.

Pronunciation

hogshead cheese

/ˈhɒɡzhɛd ˌtʃiːz/