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A county of NW England, on the Irish Sea; administrative centre, Preston.
[mass noun] A mild white cheese with a crumbly texture.
- ‘Mr Procter said a cake with a cheddar base, a Lancashire cheese middle and Wensleydale and cranberry topping has proved the most popular so far.’
- ‘Crumblies are best for toasting, especially Cheshire and Lancashire, as they melt into a mouth-watering, velvety mass under the grill.’
- ‘The cottage cheese can be replaced with goat's cheese, ricotta, feta, Lancashire or Wensleydale.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.