Definition of Leicester
1 : an individual of a breed of white-faced long wool sheep having a massive body and heavy fleece that was originally developed in England and extensively used in the development of numerous modern sheep breeds
2 : a hard usually orange-colored cheese similar to cheddar
Origin of leicester
Leicester, county in England
First Known Use: 1798
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